Xylem is partnering with Dragos, an industrial security company, to offer an Incident Response Retainer which will help customers protect their digital investment and safeguard their operations.
Why Invest in Cybersecurity?
Cybersecurity is the protection of a computer system and networks from disruption, manipulation, theft, or damage of the services they provide. The Incident Response Retainer brings the water and cybersecurity expertise of Xylem and Dragos together to help customers raise their maturity and prepare for adverse cybersecurity events.
Over $1 Trillion USD
Global losses due to cybercrime in 2020, more than a 50% increase since 2018. Avg. cost per incident is over $500k USD.
150 Vulnerable Products
Used in water and wastewater systems in the US.
3rd Most Targeted Sector
When compared to other critical infrastructure in the US.
Number of Threat Actors Increasing
Seven threat actors shown to specifically target water and wastewater infrastructure in the US and globally.
20,000 Utility Employees
Say cyber threats are what they fear could have the biggest impact on operations.
$18.2 Million USD
In costs incurred due to the 2019 ransomware attack against the City of Baltimore’s water utility.