Cybersecurity in manufacturing

OpenText Information Management

Not long ago, many manufacturing CIOs thought that cybersecurity was something only the financial sector had to worry about. Why would anyone want to hack a manufacturing plant? How times have changed – now, cybersecurity in manufacturing is definitely front and center.

Tracking Cybersecurity Threats in Manufacturing

Data Breach Today

With the rise of the industrial internet of things comes a far broader attack surface in the manufacturing sector. Chris Morales of Vectra outlines findings of a new report on cyberattack trends in the manufacturing sector

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Medical Device Security: The Manufacturer's View

Data Breach Today

Michael McNeil of Philips on the Manufacturer's Role in Improving Device Cybersecurity Awareness of medical device security issues has grown dramatically over the past few years.

Cyberattack Hits Aircraft Parts Manufacturer

Dark Reading

Belgium's Asco has shut down manufacturing around the world, including the US, in response to a major cybersecurity event, but what happened isn't clear

Swiss rail vehicle manufacturer Stadler hit by a malware-based attack

Security Affairs

Stadler, a Swiss manufacturer of railway rolling stock disclosed a data breach, hackers attempted to blackmail the company. International rail vehicle manufacturer, Stadler , disclosed a security breach that might have also allowed the attackers to steal company data.

FDA Reveals Steps to Bolster Medical Device Cybersecurity

Data Breach Today

FDA Calls for 'Cybersecurity Bill of Materials' for Devices

Data Breach Today

Food and Drug Administration Releases Draft of Updated Pre-Market Guidance for Medical Devices Before marketing their medical devices, manufacturers should prepare a "cybersecurity bill of materials" that lists components that could be susceptible to vulnerabilities, according to a draft of updated FDA premarket guidance.

Top cybersecurity Predictions for 2020

Security Affairs

The 2020 Cybersecurity Landscape – Below Pierluigi Paganini’s cybersecurity predictions for the next twelve months. Here we are again for the annual prediction of the events that I believe will impact the cybersecurity landscape in the next year.

COVID-19 Has United Cybersecurity Experts, But Will That Unity Survive the Pandemic?

Krebs on Security

” Using threat intelligence feeds donated by dozens of cybersecurity companies, the CTC is poring over more than 100 million pieces of data about potential threats each day, running those indicators through security products from roughly 70 different vendors.

FDA Proposes Action to Enhance Medical Device Cybersecurity

Data Breach Today

Agency Seeks Congressional Authority to Require Makers to Take Certain Steps The FDA has issued plans for advancing the safety of medical devices, including a proposal to impose new cybersecurity requirements on manufacturers.

Alerts: Vulnerabilities in 6 Medical Devices

Data Breach Today

DHS Warns of Security Issues in Devices from Baxter, BD and Biotronik Federal authorities are sounding the alarm about cybersecurity vulnerabilities in six medical devices from three manufacturers.

New Guidance Published on Cybersecurity and Medical Devices

Data Matters

New European medical device guidance will require manufacturers to carefully review cybersecurity and IT security requirements in relation to their devices and in their product literature. In December 2019, the Medical Device Coordination Group (MDCG) published its guidance on cybersecurity for medical devices (the Guidance). The Guidance acknowledges that even though the Regulations impose legal obligations only on the manufacturer of the device, all other actors (e.g.,

GUEST ESSAY: The story behind how DataTribe is helping to seed ‘Cybersecurity Valley’ in Maryland

The Last Watchdog

With the largest concentration of cybersecurity expertise –– the “oil” — in the world, Maryland is fast changing from the Old Line State into “Cybersecurity Valley.” It’s all part of a national trend – accentuated in Maryland because of its cybersecurity infrastructure.

The Cost of Dealing With a Cybersecurity Attack in These 4 Industries

Security Affairs

A cybersecurity issue can cause unexpected costs in several different areas, which is the cost of Dealing with an attack in 4 Industries? A cybersecurity issue can cause unexpected costs in several different areas. Manufacturing. SecurityAffairs – cybersecurity , hacking).

Singapore presented the Operational Technology (OT) Cybersecurity Masterplan

Security Affairs

The Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) presented the Operational Technology (OT) Cybersecurity Masterplan to increase the resilience of Critical Information Infrastructure (CII) sectors. The Singapore OT Cybersecurity Masterplan is available at the following URL: [link].

A CIO on Carrying the Burden of Medical Device Cybersecurity

Data Breach Today

A lack of standards spelling out to manufacturers their responsibilities for addressing the cybersecurity of their medical devices - especially legacy products - has left a big burden on the healthcare entities that use these devices, says Cletis Earle, CIO at Kaleida Health

Agreement on Proposal for Cybersecurity Act

Hunton Privacy

The European Commission (“Commission”), the European Parliament (“Parliament”) and the Council of the European Union reached an agreement earlier this month regarding changes to the Proposal for a Regulation on ENISA, the “EU Cybersecurity Agency”, and repealing Regulation (EU) 526/2013, and on Information and Communication Technology Cybersecurity Certification (the “Cybersecurity Act”). Cybersecurity certification framework.

How To Solve The Cybersecurity Skills Shortage

Cyber Info Veritas

We’ve all read and heard somewhere about the cybersecurity skills shortage. For me, this brings up the question of how to solve the cybersecurity skills shortage. Solving the cybersecurity skills shortage should be no different.

NIST Updates Cybersecurity Framework

Data Matters

On April 17, the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) released an updated version of its standard-setting Cybersecurity Framework. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced the new release with a statement saying the “Cybersecurity Framework should be every company’s first line of defense” and “adopting version 1.1 For example, the revised introduction notes that “similar to financial and reputational risks, cybersecurity risk affects a company’s bottom line.

The DHS Cybersecurity Strategy: Five Pillars of Cybersecurity Goals

Thales eSecurity

The recent DHS Cybersecurity Strategy was released at a crucial time when today’s cyberspace has become a new frontier for warfare for both nation states and criminal hackers. All in all, the DHS Cybersecurity Strategy provides a solid framework for cybersecurity.

Lessons for In-House Counsel from Cybersecurity’s Front Lines

HL Chronicle of Data Protection

Recent developments reinforce the urgent need for general counsel and legal departments to deepen their focus on cybersecurity. Lessons for In-House Counsel from Cybersecurity’s Front Lines was written by members of the Hogan Lovells Privacy and Cybersecurity practice Peter M.

Why You Should Teach Yourself Cybersecurity

Cyber Info Veritas

The problem comes when you or anyone want to get a job or are looking to learn about Information Technology or Cybersecurity and face the frustration when competing out there with the Pros. Make sure you have your own cybersecurity lab in place.

Securing the International IoT Supply Chain

Schneier on Security

consumers generally requires that IoT manufacturers sell through a U.S. cybersecurity agencies. academicpapers cybersecurity hardware internetofthings securitypolicies supplychain

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2018 Predictions – Rise of IoT adoption will increase cybersecurity attacks

Thales eSecurity

With 2018 approaching, I have been thinking about what will happen in the cybersecurity landscape and would like to make some predictions for the year ahead. An unfortunate occurrence over the past few years has been that data breaches just keep getting bigger and impacting more people.

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Testing Medical Device Security During COVID-19 Crisis

Data Breach Today

As manufacturers - including companies such as automakers that do not typically produce healthcare devices - race to help fill medical equipment shortages during the COVID-19 crisis, steps must be taken to ensure adequate security testing, says Fairuz Rafique of cybersecurity services firm EmberSec

Huawei Security Shortcomings Cited by British Intelligence

Data Breach Today

More 'Defects' Found in Software Engineering and Cybersecurity Processes Britain's intelligence establishment warns that Chinese networking giant Huawei's "software engineering and cybersecurity processes" continue to be beset by unresolved "defects" and that improvements promised by the manufacturer have yet to be seen.

Privacy and Cybersecurity September 2019 Events

HL Chronicle of Data Protection

Paul Otto will speak on cybersecurity & patient safety at the Medical Device Manufacturers Association’s 12th Annual Medical Technology Executive Forum. The Hogan Lovells Privacy and Cybersecurity KnowledgeShare will share the latest thinking on the key privacy and cybersecurity issues faced by those with data protection responsibilities within organisations. News & Events autonomous vehicles CCPA cybersecurity GDPR medical devices patient data privacy

Pentagon Buys Equipment With Known Vulnerabilities: Audit

Data Breach Today

Report Also Highlights Cybersecurity Concerns About Use of Equipment Made in China The U.S.

Shortages of talent, training haunt cybersecurity efforts

Information Management Resources

Manufacturers face serious cyber security concerns, but they continue to struggle with finding skilled professionals and might be underspending on security training. Data security Cyber security Cyber attacks

Medtronic Cardiac Devices Recalled Due to Cyber Concerns

Data Breach Today

FDA Announces 'Voluntary Recall' Related to Vulnerabilities The FDA has announced a "voluntary recall" by Medtronic of certain internet-connected programmers for implantable cardiac devices due to cybersecurity vulnerabilities.

EUROPE: EU MDGC issues new guidance on Cybersecurity for medical devices

DLA Piper Privacy Matters

They also highlight the responsibility of the various parties involved in, for example, integration of systems or devices, and of the operators of such devices, and the need to continuously review security measures to ensure that appropriate cybersecurity measures are in place at all times.

IoT Security Woes Plague Healthcare Industry

Threatpost

Hospitals and IoT device manufacturers must take a dual approach in securing connected telehealth devices. IoT Vulnerabilities Connected devices Cybersecurity enfuse 2019 Healthcare Internet of things iot medical IoT regulation Medical device security regulation SB-327

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Treating cybersecurity like workplace safety

CGI

Treating cybersecurity like workplace safety. When I worked with a major global chemical manufacturer, every meeting began with a PowerPoint presentation on safety, highlighting the importance of the topic. Tips to prioritize cybersecurity.

Why Cybersecurity Will Save the Internet of Things

AIIM

In this article, we will explain why cybersecurity will save IoT and let us progress well into the future with greatly reduced hazard. It is the ability of your car to keep in constant communication with the manufacturer to report any problems it may be suffering that cannot be seen.

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Philips, BD Yet Again Issue Medical Device Security Alerts

Data Breach Today

Experts Say Companies Offer Good Examples of Transparency Philips and Becton Dickinson have each issued multiple alerts this year regarding cybersecurity flaws in some of their medical devices.

California Passes First-Of-Its-Kind Law Focused on Internet of Things Cybersecurity

HL Chronicle of Data Protection

Late last month, California Governor Jerry Brown signed the first US Internet of Things (IoT) cybersecurity legislation: Senate Bill 327 and Assembly Bill 1906. Consumer Privacy California connected devices consumer cybersecurity Internet of Things IoT legislation new law

California Passes First Of Its Kind IoT Cybersecurity Law

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

California recently became the first state in the union to pass a cybersecurity law addressing “smart” devices and Internet of Things (IoT) technology. The new law addresses the security obligations of “manufacturers” of connected devices.

Proposed Changes to FDA Guidance for the Content of Premarket Submissions for Management of Cybersecurity in Medical Devices: What you Should Know

HL Chronicle of Data Protection

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the agency) has been busy. This alert explains the following: what is changing with the premarket cybersecurity guidance. Key updates to FDA’s premarket cybersecurity guidance.

NHTSA Releases New Automobile Cybersecurity Best Practices

Hunton Privacy

The National Highway Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) recently issued non-binding guidance that outlines best practices for automobile manufacturers to address automobile cybersecurity. The guidance, entitled Cybersecurity Best Practices for Modern Vehicles (the “Cybersecurity Guidance”), was recently previewed in correspondence with the House of Representatives’ Committee on Energy and Commerce (“Energy and Commerce Committee”).

HHS Announces New Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Eric Hargan announced the official opening of the Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center (HC3). HC3 replaces the Healthcare Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (HCCIC), which was announced in April 2017.