COVID-19 restrictions produce additional headaches for operational technology (OT) and information technology (IT) managers of large digital networks. Unilever VP and CISO Bobby Ford and his team handle data at 300 manufacturing plants, which produce household brands such as Ben & Jerry’s, Hellmann’s, Lipton, Dove and Vaseline that are used daily by over 2 billion people. The Wall Street Journal’s David Uberti interviews the veteran cybersecurity expert about how Unilever monitors and protects its massive digital assets in pandemic times.
About the Speaker
Bobby Ford is vice president and chief information security officer at Unilever. David Uberti is a cybersecurity reporter for The Wall Street Journal.