As US cities embrace tech, cyberattacks pose real-world risks


One of the biggest concerns in the cybersecurity sector is that cities have not paid enough attention to protecting operational technology, referred to as 'OT'. — Dreamstime/TNS

TORONTO: The word “cyberattack” usually brings to mind hackers breaking into a company or government agency, wreaking havoc and stealing valuable data.

But for an employee at a Florida water treatment facility, an even scarier event took place in February.

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