What is IIoT and How Does It Impact Cybersecurity In Manufacturing?

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The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), a sub-category of the Internet of Things (IoT), has been transformative for many industries. A market sized at over $263 billion in 2021, IIoT encompasses sensor-embedded devices, cloud-based data, and interconnected machines which reduce downtime, improve performance, and lower costs. Manufacturing firms are leading the charge in IoT adoption; […]

The Challenges to Implementing Cybersecurity Solutions for the Manufacturing Sector

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As manufacturing evolves and more sites choose to adopt connected and smart technologies, (read more in our previous manufacturing blog), hackers and other bad actors are provided with many more access points to exploit. But despite risk being high, studies have found that a quarter of manufacturing organizations have not performed a cyber risk assessment […]

Cybersecurity for Manufacturers in the Era of Industry 4.0

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Manufacturing isn’t a new industry, but it’s an ever-evolving one. The transformation of the industry by IoT, IIoT, OT, SCADA devices, and other data-related technologies is so significant that it’s been called the fourth industrial revolution – or Industry 4.0. However, despite 91% of manufacturers investing in digital technology, 35% have said that they are […]