COVID-19 vaccine manufacturer suffers a data breach

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Reddy’s, the Indian contractor for Russia’s “Sputinik V” COVID-19 vaccine was hit with a cyber-attack that forced the company to close its plants. In response to the security breach, the COVID-19 vaccine manufacturer has isolated all data center services. “In

Attackers Target Small Manufacturing Firms

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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

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How a global research and manufacturing company achieves regulatory compliance

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

ATM Manufacturer Diebold Nixdorf Hit With Ransomware

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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

Medical Device Security: The Manufacturer's View

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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

Critical Industrial Flaws Pose Patching Headache For Manufacturers

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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.

The power of combining AI and analytics for manufacturers

OpenText Information Management

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.

IoT devices at major Manufacturers infected with crypto-miner

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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? The experts reported that several IoT devices at some major manufacturers have been infected with a cryptocurrency miner in October 2019.

Gaming hardware manufacturer Razer suffered a data leak

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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.

Five use cases for digital twins in manufacturing

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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

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.

Cyber-Criminal espionage Operation insists on Italian Manufacturing

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ZLab researchers spotted a new malicious espionage activity targeting Italian companies operating worldwide in the manufacturing sector. During our Cyber Threat Intelligence monitoring we spotted new malicious activities targeting some Italian companies operating worldwide in the manufacturing sector, some of them also part of the automotive production chain. As we can see from the table, the Aggah campaigns varied in the time, but it maintained some common points.

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).

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

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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. Attackers confirmed that attackers compromised the IT network of the company and deployed some of its machines with malware that was used to exfiltrate data from the infected devices.

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.

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

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.

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?

CVE-2018-4251 – Apple did not disable Intel Manufacturing Mode in its laptops

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Positive Technologies while analyzing Intel Management Engine (ME) discovered that Apple did not disable Intel Manufacturing Mode in its laptops. Experts from security firm Positive Technologies while analyzing Intel Management Engine (ME) discovered that Apple forgot did not lock it in laptops. An attacker can exploit a flaw in the Intel ME to establish a backdoor on the affected system and gain full control over it.

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.

To Make the Internet of Things Safe, Start with Manufacturing

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For the IoT to deliver on its promise, organizations that deploy the technology must be able to trust their connected devices, trust that the data they collect is real and unaltered, and ensure that once collected, the data itself is protected for privacy and security. Typically, when they are manufactured, IoT devices receive their initial identity in the form of a “digital birth certificate.” As a result of that certification, the ecosystem knows it should accept us.

6 great reasons why manufacturers should attend Enterprise World 2018

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The pace and scale of technological change in manufacturing is stunning. And, it’s only getting bigger and faster. There has never been a more important time to join us at Enterprise World … The post 6 great reasons why manufacturers should attend Enterprise World 2018 appeared first on OpenText Blogs. Enterprise World Industry Posts Analytics digital enterprise Digital Supply Chain digital transformation enterprise world 2018 Industry IoT manufacturing supply chain

Winnti Group was planning a devastating supply-chain attack against Asian manufacturer

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Winnti Group is back with a new modular Win backdoor that was used to infect the servers of a high-profile Asian mobile hardware and software manufacturer. Security experts at ESET revealed that Winnti Group continues to update its arsenal, they observed that the China-linked APT group using a new modular Windows backdoor that they used to infect the servers of a high-profile Asian mobile hardware and software manufacturer. We believe its author call it PortReuse.”

Nefilim ransomware gang published Luxottica data on its leak site

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As a vertically integrated company, Luxottica designs, manufactures, distributes and retails its eyewear brands, including LensCrafters, Sunglass Hut, Apex by Sunglass Hut, Pearle Vision, Target Optical, Eyemed vision care plan, and Glasses.com.

Hackers have stolen customer data from Titan Manufacturing and Distributing company for nearly one year

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Cyber criminals have stolen customer data from the Titan Manufacturing and Distributing company for nearly one year using a malware. Hackers hit the Titan Manufacturing and Distributing company and compromised its computer system to steal customer payment card data for an entire year. Attackers breached into the computer system at Titan Manufacturing and Distributing company to steal customer payment card data for roughly a year.

3D Printing Takes First Steps Into Serial Manufacturing Production

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Automobile manufacturer Audi is using its A4 Limousine, a low-production model, as a proving ground for process innovation research. One large steel frame section of the A4 has always been difficult to manufacture, so the research team decided to try 3D printing. For a generation, 3D printing has gradually gained acceptance as a useful adjunct to product engineering and manufacturing. Heising says, “every player needs to redefine its strategy” to stay in business.

California Enacts New Requirements for Internet of Things Manufacturers

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According to Bloomberg Law, the Bills’ non-specificity regarding what “reasonable” features include is intentional; it is up to the manufacturers to decide what steps to take. Manufacturers argue that the Bills are egregiously vague, and do not apply to companies that import and resell connected devices made in other countries under their own labels.

Digital Transformation in a Global Manufacture Organization

Perficient Data & Analytics

In each industry and even the whole economics system, digitization and intelligentization have become buzz-words, and it will help the manufacture industry upgrade its production, management and efficiency to the next level. With strong Consulting and system integration capability, Perficient has played an important role in boosting the digital transformation for China manufacturing clients. All of the data acquisition SHOULD be agreed by the manufacture’s clients.

Sweden bans Huawei and ZTE from building its 5G infrastructure

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Another state, Sweden, announced the ban of Chinese tech companies Huawei and ZTE from building its 5G network infrastructure. Recently Belgian telecoms operators Orange Belgium and Proximus announced that it will gradually replace the equipment from the Chinese manufacturer Huawei.

Taming the data tsunami

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The industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is about to transform everything for manufacturers. But, the sheer volume of data and speed of its creation is … The post Taming the data tsunami appeared first on OpenText Blogs. Analytics Industry IoT ai in manufacturing digital manufacturing manufacturing Manufacturing Industry

3 approaches for proactive responses to supply chain impacts in manufacturing

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3 approaches for proactive responses to supply chain impacts in manufacturing. Since the COVID-19 outbreak began in the key global manufacturing hub of Wuhan, China, the impacts on the broader industry have been growing exponentially. As many manufacturers continue to slow or shut down operations, decisions are extremely difficult for leaders and their employees alike. Unloaded cargo ships also caused supply shortfalls for global manufacturers.

Top AI trends to expect in manufacturing, agriculture and government

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While it’s impossible to predict the future with certainty, technologies that incorporate AI and automation are maturing at an incredibly rapid rate across some industries. Artificial intelligence Data strategy Machine learning

Swiss watchmaker Swatch shuts down IT systems in response to a cyberattack

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The Swiss watchmaker giant Swatch Group shut down its systems over the weekend because it was the victim of a cyber attack. Swiss watchmaker Swatch Group shut down its IT systems in response to a cyber attack that hit its infrastructure over the weekend.

Technology trends in automotive

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A few short months ago, I wrote a blog predicting the top tech trends for manufacturing and automotive for 2020. Now that we’re halfway through the year, I thought it might be a good idea to take a second look at my 2020 predictions.

France will not ban Huawei from its upcoming 5G networks

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French President Emmanuel Macron announced that France won’t ban the Chinese giant Huawei from its upcoming 5G telecommunication networks. It’s normal that … we want a European solution” because of the importance of “the security of our communication,” Macron told reporters.

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How TRUfusion Enterprise Can Help The Automotive Industry Recover After COVID-19

Rocket Software

One industry that received significant attention at the beginning of the pandemic was manufacturing. With borders closed, the supply chain was limited, which caused significant delays to manufacturing. For car manufacturing, the industry suffered additional setbacks.

Ransomware at IT Services Provider Synoptek

Krebs on Security

Synoptek , a California business that provides cloud hosting and IT management services to more than a thousand customer nationwide, suffered a ransomware attack this week that has disrupted operations for many of its clients, according to sources. 23 it experienced a “credential compromise which has been contained,” and that Synoptek “took immediate action and have been working diligently with customers to remediate the situation.”