Why Do Cyberattacks Like the Colonial Pipeline Keep Happening?

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How prepared are organizations against a cyberattack? The Roux Institute at Northeastern University hosts security experts from General Dynamics - Bath Iron Works and Defendify to discuss what cybercriminals look for, and what steps IT and security professionals can take steps to strengthen cybersecurity.

With a 300+% increase in reported cybercriminal activity over the past year, how prepared are organizations against a cyberattack? The Roux Institute at Northeastern University hosts security experts from General Dynamics Bath Iron Works and Defendify to discuss what cybercriminals look for, and what steps IT and security professionals can take steps to strengthen cybersecurity.

Panelists Include:

Moderated by Chris Saucier | Director of Research Alliances @ The Roux Institute

About The Roux Institute:

Northeastern’s Roux Institute is designed to spur innovation, build talent, and drive economic growth in the state of Maine, and the Northeast. All Roux Institute programs provide content relevant to the urgent and emerging needs of industry in Maine and the rapidly evolving regional, national, and global economy. The Master of Science in Cybersecurity program offered through Northeastern’s Khoury College explores key issues in information security and how technology can help resolve them. Northeastern’s Khoury College has been designated by National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security as a Center of Academic Excellence in fields including information assurance research and cyber operations.

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