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Why is cybersecurity important?

Graham Immerman
November 30, 2018

Why is cybersecurity important? Because with increased use of technology comes an increased risk of your information being compromised. Advanced Manufacturing said, "Both newer, advanced machines and technology and legacy equipment have vulnerabilities to malicious or even accidental intrusions that can result in demands for ransom, denial of service, industrial espionage or just plain costly downtime." This certainly isn't a reason to shy away from technology, however, because there are ways to keep your information secure. We are here to reduce your downtime, and that includes keeping your data completely secure. Our cloud technology makes sure your data is readily available to those that need it but safe from intrusions. 

Cyber Secure Manufacturing Is Smart Manufacturing - Advanced ManufacturingSource: http://advancedmanufacturing.org

“Manufacturers are much more prone to threats to their security because of connectivity in IT and OT systems through Industry 4.0 digitalization,” said Subramanian, citing a 2017 Verizon data breach investigation report that found that 35% of all cyber-espionage attacks in the U.S. target the manufacturing sector.Subramanian added that NCCM is working with SMMs on pilot cybersecurity projects and with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) National Network.Read More

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