Exclusive Interview: FBI & AgileBlue Warn of Increased Cyber-Threats Against NE Ohio Businesses

AgileBlue President, Tony Pietrocola, joined the FBI in a recent interview with Channel 5 News in Cleveland, OH to discuss the reality of cyber-threats to local businesses. The FBI warns businesses and critical infrastructure to be on high alert for cyber-threats and cyber-attacks in Northeast Ohio.

“We are experiencing a higher volume in terms of what we see as possible threats,” said Eric Smith, Special Agent in Charge, Cleveland FBI.

The FBI is working on getting the message out to local businesses in the area by meeting with business owners and through InfraGard. InfraGard is a partnership between the FBI and the private sector for the protection of U.S. critical infrastructure and connects critical infrastructure owners with the FBI for education, networking, and information-sharing on security threats and risks.

“We’re talking about the target that’s on the back of just about any business,” said Tony Pietrocola, InfraGard member and owner of AgileBlue.

Watch the full interview here.

Written by Gillian Sweny

Gillian is Director of Marketing at AgileBlue with over 13 years of experience in the marketing industry. Gillian resides in Cleveland, OH with her husband and 3-year-old son.

March 17, 2022

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