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“Bites and Bytes Podcast”: Spearheading the Cybersecurity Conversation in Food and Agriculture Industries

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Kristin Demoranville

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The Bites and Bytes Podcast tackles rising cybersecurity threats in agriculture and food, driven by tech advancements, with expert Kristin Demoranville.

The Bites and Bytes Podcast is dedicated to shedding light on these challenges, fostering a dialogue that bridges the gap between cybersecurity professionals and the food industry.”
— Kristin Demoranville

WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, April 2, 2024 /EINPresswire.com/ — The “Bites and Bytes Podcast” emerges as an indispensable voice at the intersection of cybersecurity, technology, and the food and agricultural industry in an era of rapidly escalating digital threats. Addressing the urgent need for robust cybersecurity to safeguard our food production, agricultural innovation, and food supply chain safety, this show continues to captivate a diverse global audience with engaging episodes.

Embracing Technology in Agriculture:
The agricultural sector’s technological landscape is evolving at an unprecedented pace. By late 2021, 87% of US agricultural businesses had integrated AI into their operations, marking a significant leap from 74% just a year earlier. This rapid adoption underscores AI’s transformative potential in enhancing efficiency, yield, and sustainability. However, it also brings to the forefront new cybersecurity challenges that our industry must navigate to protect these advancements from digital threats.

Critical Data Highlights:
The necessity of cybersecurity in the food and agricultural sectors is more pronounced than ever, with manufacturing — a cornerstone of the food supply chain — being the primary target of ransomware, accounting for 70% of all attacks in 2023. Moreover, a 607% increase in malware detections in the agriculture sector in 2020, as reported by Malwarebytes, indicates a dramatic rise in cyber threats targeting this vital industry.

About the Host, Kristin Demoranville:
Kristin Demoranville, with her rich blend of over 25 years of tech and security expertise alongside firsthand food industry experience, leads the “Bites and Bytes Podcast.” As the Founder and CEO of AnzenSage, Kristin’s distinct voice in cybersecurity is rooted in her unique perspective, fostering collaboration between cybersecurity professionals and the food industry to enhance global food supply safety.

A Word from Kristin Demoranville: “In a world increasingly reliant on technology, the stakes for cybersecurity in safeguarding our food industry have never been higher,” says Kristin Demoranville. “The ‘Bites and Bytes Podcast’ is dedicated to shedding light on these challenges, fostering a dialogue that bridges the gap between cybersecurity professionals and the food industry. Our collective efforts are crucial in fortifying our defenses and ensuring the safety and security of our food supply.”

Rising Cybersecurity Threats in the Agriculture and Food Industry:
The “Bites and Bytes Podcast” addresses the urgent need for robust digital defenses to protect our essential food supply against the backdrop of increased technological integration, such as automation, IoT devices, and AI, which have amplified the sector’s vulnerability to cyberattacks.

Bridging the Gap Between Cybersecurity and Food Safety:
Cybersecurity has become integral to food safety culture, requiring tight collaboration between food protection and cybersecurity teams. The podcast explores how these interdisciplinary efforts can effectively shield our food supply from both physical and digital threats.

Invitation to Explore and Learn:
Listeners are invited to delve into the “Bites and Bytes Podcast” to uncover the forefront of food industry cybersecurity and digital agriculture trends. Engaging content, expert analysis, and captivating narratives await those ready to enhance their understanding of cybersecurity’s pivotal role in contemporary agriculture.

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