A threat to the West

Alastair MacGibbon on the vulnerability of WA’s industrial operational technology

With a large number of autonomous vehicles in operation, and utilities and supply chains increasingly reliant on operational technology, is Western Australia more vulnerable to a cyber attack?

Alastair MacGibbon spoke to Ben O’Shea on The West Live about the unique threats, challenges and opportunities across WA’s cyber landscape, including the convergence of industrial operational technology with traditional IT systems.

With the mining and resources sector crucial to Australia’s economy, supported by geographically dispersed critical infrastructure and utilities, WA has the opportunity to lead the nation – and the world – in adopting best in breed cyber capability to help ensure the resilience of its networks.

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