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What OSI Group and Schreiber Foods Learned From Their Cyberattacks

In this webinar, OSI Group and Schreiber Foods share what they learned from cyberattacks that impacted their businesses. Both companies along with the cybersecurity experts at Fortinet, provide guidance on what you can do to protect your own plant.

Now Available On-Demand
Originally broadcasted: September 19, 2023

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In a 2023 survey, Food Processing readers ranked cybersecurity as a top priority for leaders throughout the food and beverage industry. Recent headlines point to the series of bad actors seeking to disrupt the food industry by way of cyber-attacks.

The future of digital security for industrial controls – particularly for food and beverage manufacturers -- will be governed by readiness. During this September 19 webinar, leaders from Fortinet, OSI Group, and Schreiber Foods discussed the state of cybersecurity across food and beverage segments. 

The expert panel shared best practices for building a healthy cybersecurity strategy aligned to business governance requirements. 

They also discussed these items:

  • How to reduce cyber risk when providing access to operational and business systems
  • Why you want to expose potential threats early in the attack kill chain before damage occurs.
  • The importance of embracing partnerships when taking steps to start or restart a cybersecurity program

Sponsored by:


Roberto Gutierrez, CISO | OSI Group

Experienced information security practitioner with a passion to guide global organizations through their journey to improve their technology defenses to mitigate critical risks.


Ryan Wessels, IT Governance Risk & Compliance Director, Schreiber

Ryan Wessels has worked in Information Security for over 15 years. He is currently the Director of Global IT GRC for Schreiber Foods, a global leader in customer-brand dairy. Ryan has experience developing security teams and practices to protect global organizations. Away from the Information Security world Ryan can be found at home with his wife and two kids or at the Oostburg Fire Department where he has been a volunteer firefighter for the last 15 years.


Rich Springer, Director of Product Marketing | FortiGaurd Services- Fortinet

Rich Springer is the Director of Product Marketing for FortiGuard Services at Fortinet. In this role, Rich works alongside product management and threat researchers to promote Device Security, Web and Content services for Fortinet products. Previously, Rich was the Head of Industrial Cyber Strategy & Development for Tripwire managing the Industrial cyber product business. While evolving in the business of cyber security software and hardware development, Rich provides an operational background as a prior global head of SCADA in wind energy and across various roles in the semiconductor industry and the submarine nuclear Navy. He has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Oregon State University and resides in Portland, Oregon. Rich is excited to lead, educate, and develop network and cyber security solutions for his customers and global cyber community.


Dave Fusaro, Editor in Chief, Food Processing