University of North Dakota Director of Cyber Security Dr. Prakash Ranganathan says it is important to pay attention to how farm data is stored. “We are a land of food so ag is a very big network comparable to the electric grid, aviation and transportation,” said Ranganathan. “We need to ensure there are robust and resilient cyber security measures in place to protect our farmers.” Ranganathan works to create new protocols at UND and Grand Farm to constantly take steps toward improving cyber security for the agriculture industry.
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