As major corporations continue to make headlines with waves of cyber attacks, many manufacturers are unware that they may be the most vulnerable for security breaches. In fact, manufacturing has just surpassed any other sector, including financial services, as the greatest industry susceptible to cyber threats.
For this reason, Rockwell Automation and Cisco have teamed up for nearly eight years to deliver engineers practices that protect the industry against cyber threats. These practices result in a variety of advantages including increased uptime and decreased downtime.
This article from Design News delivers answers as to why manufacturing has become one of the biggest targets to cyber security attacks and the specific principles that go into creating a successful cyber security – such as no common protocols in logical firewalls. Read more about these principles here.