Top predictions for the Manufacturing Industry in 2022

OpenText Information Management

When the New York Times runs with the headline ‘How the World Ran Out of Everything’, you know it’s been a challenging year for manufacturing. Automotive & Manufacturing supply chain iiot track and trace hybrid work

ATM Manufacturer Diebold Nixdorf Hit With Ransomware

Data Breach Today

Company Says April Attack Caused 'Limited IT Systems Outage' Diebold Nixdorf, one of the largest makers of ATMs, says it sustained a ransomware attack on April 25, but it experienced only a "limited IT systems outage" and ATM machines were not affected


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The top tech trends in manufacturing for 2021

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Yet, in many cases, it saw remarkable successes in incredible circumstances. It accelerated them – especially the drive toward digital transformation, according to McKinsey. Well, that wasn’t the year any of us expected!

Learning Management Systems and Life Sciences Quality & Manufacturing solutions – better together!

OpenText Information Management

OpenText™ Documentum™ for Quality & Manufacturing (Q&M) solutions are widely used in Life Sciences companies to create, maintain, and revise quality and manufacturing documents.

Candiru: Another Cyberweapons Arms Manufacturer

Schneier on Security

Candiru has made efforts to obscure its ownership structure, staffing, and investment partners. Citizen Lab has identified yet another Israeli company that sells spyware to governments around the world: Candiru.

More on NSO Group and Cytrox: Two Cyberweapons Arms Manufacturers

Schneier on Security

The other was hacked both by Pegasus and by the spyware from another cyberweapons arms manufacturer: Cytrox. We haven’t heard a lot about Cytrox and its Predator spyware. Citizen Lab published another report on the spyware used against two Egyptian nationals.

Georgia Wire Manufacturer Struck by Ransomware

Data Breach Today

Southwire Says It's Bringing Systems Back Online A large Atlanta-area manufacturer of wire and cable says it has brought some systems back online after what appears to be a ransomware infection.

Sierra Wireless halted production at its manufacturing sites due to ransomware attack

Security Affairs

This week, IoT company Sierra Wireless disclosed a ransomware attack that hit its internal IT systems on March 20 and disrupted its production. It also maintains a network of experts in mobile broadband and M2M integration to support customers worldwide.

Paragon: Yet Another Cyberweapons Arms Manufacturer

Schneier on Security

One other spyware industry executive said it also promises to get longer-lasting access to a device, even when it’s rebooted. […].

Attackers Target Small Manufacturing Firms

Dark Reading

The most common tactics include credential stuffing using valid accounts, various forms of deception, and vulnerabilities in third-party software, Rapid7 says in its latest quarterly threat report

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. But Michael McNeil of device manufacturer Philips argues that cybersecurity is still years behind where it should be, so stakeholders are playing catch-up

Manufacturing Firms Learn Cybersecurity the Hard Way

Dark Reading

Although 61% of smart factories have experienced a cybersecurity incident, IT groups and operational technology groups still don't collaborate enough on security

Five use cases for digital twins in manufacturing

OpenText Information Management

It creates a complete digital replica of a physical object and uses the twin as the main point of digital communication. Without … The post Five use cases for digital twins in manufacturing appeared first on OpenText Blogs. Business Network Digital Transformation Enterprise World Industry IoT digital manufacturing digital transformation digital twin industrial IoT IoT platform manufacturing Manufacturing Industry

IoT devices at major Manufacturers infected with crypto-miner

Security Affairs

Hackers have infected with a piece of malware some IoT devices running Windows 7 designed by three of the world’s largest manufacturers. Security experts from TrapX reported that some IoT devices running Windows 7 have been infected with a piece of malware, is it a supply chain attack?

RansomEXX ransomware hit computer manufacturer and distributor GIGABYTE

Security Affairs

Taiwanese manufacturer and distributor of computer hardware GIGABYTE was a victim of the RansomEXX ransomware gang. RansomEXX ransomware gang hit the Taiwanese manufacturer and distributor of computer hardware GIGABYTE and claims to have stolen 112GB of data.

Chinese-owned firm acquires UK’s largest semiconductor manufacturer

The Guardian Data Protection

Nexperia, a Dutch firm owned by China’s Wingtech, said on Monday that it had taken full control of Newport Wafer Fab (NWF), the UK’s largest producer of silicon chips, which are vital in products from TVs and mobile phones to cars and games consoles.

How a global research and manufacturing company achieves regulatory compliance

OpenText Information Management

As a Contract Research and Manufacturing organization with over 330 clients around the globe, regulatory compliance is non-negotiable for Syngene International.

The power of combining AI and analytics for manufacturers

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become one of the hottest topics in manufacturing today. The range of business and operational applications that it can be put to is almost limitless. Yet, it’s fair to say that we’re still very early in the AI adoption curve. Combining AI … The post The power of combining AI and analytics for manufacturers appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

Compal, the Taiwanese giant laptop manufacturer hit by ransomware

Security Affairs

The Taiwanese electronics manufacture Compal suffered a ransomware attack over the weekend, media blames the DoppelPaymer ransomware gang. It also licenses brands of its clients. It is the second-largest contract laptop manufacturer in the world behind Quanta Computer.

Cyber-Criminal espionage Operation insists on Italian Manufacturing

Security Affairs

ZLab researchers spotted a new malicious espionage activity targeting Italian companies operating worldwide in the manufacturing sector. As we can see from the table, the Aggah campaigns varied in the time, but it maintained some common points.

Using blockchain to combat counterfeiting in manufacturing


Using blockchain to combat counterfeiting in manufacturing. Whether it’s COVID-19 vaccines, industrial goods, car parts or fair-trade chocolate, today consumers want assurance that the product they’ve purchased is genuine.

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Major market trends driving the manufacturing sector in 2019

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Earlier this year, OpenText™ became a member of the Manufacturers Leadership Council, the highly influential leadership network for senior executives in the manufacturing industry. Recently, the organization outlined some of the market trends it saw affecting the industry this year. Manufacturing has seen some challenging times … The post Major market trends driving the manufacturing sector in 2019 appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

Manufacturing 4.0? Industry 4.0? It’s all digital manufacturing to me

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I recently attended the Manufacturers Leadership Summit hosted by Frost & Sullivan in LA. This three-day event was full of presentations, case studies and discussions on the journey to Manufacturing 4.0. I thought I’d share a few pointers from the show on how leading enterprises are finding success through digital manufacturing. The Manufacturing Leadership Summit is … The post Manufacturing 4.0?

Brexit readiness: what can manufacturers do now?

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It’s a particularly uncomfortable and uncertain time for the UK manufacturing industry in the face of Brexit ambiguity. Manufacturing, in particular, will be seriously affected, and UK trade associations have already warned the government that uncertainty is slowing investment and leading to lay-offs in the … The post Brexit readiness: what can manufacturers do now? Business hates uncertainty (so do most people for that matter).

How Artificial Intelligence Manufacturers Can Protect Themselves Against Future Negligence Claims

Data Matters

Medtech often involves a complex chain of actions involving a number of different parties, ranging from medical device manufacturers to programmers to physicians. If AI is blamed for misdiagnosing a patient, it may be attributed to a series of connected events rather than to a single failure.

Airplane manufacturer Bombardier has disclosed a security breach, data leaked online

Security Affairs

Hackers posted data stolen from manufacturer of business jets Bombardier on Clop ransomware leak site following alleged FTA hack. The attackers exfiltrate sensitive data from the target systems and then published it on the CLOP ransomware gang’s leak site.

Critical Industrial Flaws Pose Patching Headache For Manufacturers


When it comes to patching critical flaws, industrial firms face various challenges - with some needing to shut down entire factories in order to apply updates.

Gaming hardware manufacturer Razer suffered a data leak

Security Affairs

Gaming hardware manufacturer Razer suffered a data leak, an unsecured database managed by the company containing gamers’ info was exposed online. Gaming hardware manufacturer Razer has suffered a data leak, this is the discovery made by the security researcher Bob Diachenko.

GDPR in manufacturing: Where to start, threats and opportunities

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Although it seems like we’ve been talking about this new legislation for a long time, companies in every sector have been slow to react, with almost a third of small UK manufacturers not even beginning GDPR preparations. … The post GDPR in manufacturing: Where to start, threats and opportunities appeared first on OpenText Blogs. There are now less than three months left until the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force.

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.

How smart factories can enable sustainable manufacturing


The growing global pressure from government, financial institutions and consumers will soon make sustainability mandatory, pushing it higher on the C-suite agenda. For manufacturers, this means weaving sustainability into the very fabric of their DNA.

Agile for Small and Medium-Sized Manufacturing Companies

Perficient Data & Analytics

I’ve had the pleasure of working with many small and mid-sized manufacturers. When it comes to product innovation and monetizing a concept, smaller companies cannot keep up with the larger ones. They throw flexibility as a competitive advantage out the window when it comes to product development. The consumer is typically represented by a “product owner” whose role is to put a stamp on a product when it is at its absolute minimum.

Top 5 big data analytics software benefits for manufacturing in 2019

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Data has long been the lifeblood of manufacturing. Companies have used it to increase efficiencies, improve performance and productivity, and reduce waste. Manufacturers are beginning to deploy big data analytics for two essential tasks: … The post Top 5 big data analytics software benefits for manufacturing in 2019 appeared first on OpenText Blogs. Analytics big data analytics Industry magellan manufacturing Manufacturing Industry

Five Steps to Rethink Manufacturing with Product Design Data Exchange Strategy

Rocket Software

Manufacturing is a complex, evolving industry, and disruptions in the past year and a half have complicated these operations even further. It also facilitates more productive collaboration by ensuring the right data is sent to the right partners. .

Mollitiam Industries is the Newest Cyberweapons Arms Manufacturer

Schneier on Security

Its spyware is also said to be equipped with a keylogger, which means every keystroke made on an infected device — including passwords, search queries and messages sent via encrypted messaging apps — can be tracked and monitored.

Streamlining the Manufacturing and Automotive Treasury Function

Perficient Data & Analytics

The strategic vision of the manufacturing and automotive treasury function is to deliver efficiency, control, and scalability. It can also help you enable information delivery and simplify the integration of general ledger and golden source data in reporting. It provides a real-time view of their liquidity to the corporate treasury. This makes it difficult for the CFO to understand the total picture of liabilities and hedges globally.

What will be the effect of Brexit in the manufacturing industry?

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Last year, the UK government said that it had conducted no sectorial impact assessments of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU single market. It has since rolled back from that statement, but this has only added to the confusion and uncertainty surrounding Brexit in the Manufacturing industry. Manufacturing is one sector that will be seriously affected … The post What will be the effect of Brexit in the manufacturing industry?

Zyxel Warns of Attacks on Its Firewall, VPN Products

Data Breach Today

Company Advises Users to Maintain Proper Security Policies as It Prepares Hotfix Taiwanese networking device manufacturer Zyxel is notifying customers about an ongoing series of attacks on some of its enterprise firewall and VPN products and is advising users to maintain proper remote access security policies as it prepares a hotfix.

Applying Digital Asset Management (DAM) to improve manufacturing operations

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Let’s face it. Some sections of the manufacturing industries have been slow in adopting a customer-centric approach to their business. Customer Experience Management Best Practices & Strategy cem Customer Experience customer experience management dam digital asset management enterprise digital asset management Industry manufacturing OpenText OpenText Customer Experience OpenText Media Management

The top trends for manufacturing in 2018

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We’re now quite well into 2018 but I thought it was still worth putting together a blog on the trends I see affecting manufacturing over the coming year. Taken together, I think they add up to great opportunities for manufacturers but an increasingly challenging business environment … The post The top trends for manufacturing in 2018 appeared first on OpenText Blogs.