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.

Industry Guide to Manufacturing: Four trends for the Intelligent and Connected manufacturer

OpenText Information Management

While the manufacturing sector has continued to grow steadily over the last decade, the forecast from the US National Association of Manufacturers is for growth in the US to slow in 2019 due to skills shortages and the high cost of raw materials.

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.

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.

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. Combining AI … The post The power of combining AI and analytics for manufacturers appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

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

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

U.S. Manufacturer Most Recent Target of LokiBot Malspam Campaign

Threatpost

manufacturing company is the latest organization to be targeted with the LokiBot trojan - although this most recent campaign harbored some bizarre red flags. A large U.S.

Major market trends driving the manufacturing sector in 2019

OpenText Information Management

Earlier this year, OpenText™ became a member of the Manufacturers Leadership Council, the highly influential leadership network for senior executives in the manufacturing industry.

Plugging the Data Leak in Manufacturing

Threatpost

Critical Infrastructure InfoSec Insider IoT Data security digital guardian IIoT Industrial infosec insiders Internet of things manufacturing security concerns tim bandosIIoT-generated data – calibrations, measurements and other parameters – still need to be stored, managed and shared securely.

Key factors driving digital transformation in manufacturing

OpenText Information Management

The race to digitally transform is more intense than ever for manufacturers. A new InfoBrief from IDC, Digital Transformation in Manufacturing, shows that manufacturing is at the heart of digital transformation’s perfect storm, and outlines how … The post Key factors driving digital transformation in manufacturing appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

Brexit readiness: what can manufacturers do now?

OpenText Information Management

It’s a particularly uncomfortable and uncertain time for the UK manufacturing industry in the face of Brexit ambiguity. Compliance Information Management Innovation Tour brexit industry regulation information governance manufacturing Manufacturing Industry

Top 5 big data analytics software benefits for manufacturing in 2019

OpenText Information Management

Data has long been the lifeblood of manufacturing. 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.

GDPR in manufacturing: Where to start, threats and opportunities

OpenText Information Management

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.

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

OpenText Information Management

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. The Manufacturing Leadership Summit is … The post Manufacturing 4.0?

Analytics and AI. The rise of the data-driven manufacturer

OpenText Information Management

Global economic growth for the manufacturing sector is slow with few signs of recovery. Manufacturing firms are still a long way off fully exploiting the mountains of data they produce. The rise of the data-driven manufacturer appeared first on OpenText Blogs. Times are tough.

Stay ahead of the digital curve with our Digital Manufacturing eBook

OpenText Information Management

The world’s largest information management conference was packed with sessions designed to help manufacturers get the most from their digital journey. Among the many things happening during the show was a very significant launch: OpenText’s new Digital Manufacturing eBook.

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.

What does asset performance optimization mean for energy and manufacturing?

OpenText Information Management

These conversations boiled down the three core issues around asset performance: deploying digital technologies, the ‘first to be second’ approach and the … The post What does asset performance optimization mean for energy and manufacturing?

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

OpenText Information Management

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?

The top trends for manufacturing in 2018

OpenText Information Management

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.

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

Security Affairs

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. The post Winnti Group was planning a devastating supply-chain attack against Asian manufacturer appeared first on Security Affairs.

The 4 key capabilities of DAM platforms for manufacturers

OpenText Information Management

In my last blog, I took a look at Digital Asset Management (DAM) and how manufacturers can use this technology to take full advantage of the rich media being created within the supply chain. … The post The 4 key capabilities of DAM platforms for manufacturers appeared first on OpenText Blogs. Customer Experience Management Customer Experience dam dam platform dam solution digital asset management Industry manufacturing Manufacturing Industry

Applying Digital Asset Management (DAM) to improve manufacturing operations

OpenText Information Management

Some sections of the manufacturing industries have been slow in adopting a customer-centric approach to their business. Let’s face it.

To Make the Internet of Things Safe, Start with Manufacturing

Thales eSecurity

Typically, when they are manufactured, IoT devices receive their initial identity in the form of a “digital birth certificate.” Therefore, manufacturing is the first critical link in the chain to establish trust across the IoT.

DocuWare a Life Saver for Tool & Die Manufacturer

Document Imaging Report

Contributed News manufacturing ECMDocuWare_CaseStudy_criterion_tool_FINAL Media copy. Tweet.

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. Customer Experience Data & Analytics Integration & IT Modernization Manufacturing Strategy agile agile approach agile framework agile manufacturing manufacturing medium-sized manufacturing small manufacturingThese companies are typically much more flexible and able to mobilize quickly compared to their larger counterparts.

Threatlist: Manufacturing, a Top Target for Espionage

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lateral movement manufacturing operational technology reconnaissance vectraVectra’s 2018 Spotlight Report found that attackers can easily spy, spread and steal information, largely unhindered by the insufficient internal access controls that are in place. Critical Infrastructure Hacks Privacy Cyberattacks espionage industry 4.0

Production and predictive maintenance use cases for digital twins in manufacturing

OpenText Information Management

Ever-increasing volumes of information have changed the way manufacturers operate. More and more, manufacturers are adopting digital twins to help their organizations shift to digital-driven asset management.

6 great reasons why manufacturers should attend Enterprise World 2018

OpenText Information Management

The pace and scale of technological change in manufacturing is stunning. 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.

Podcast: Why Manufacturers Struggle To Secure IoT

Threatpost

Too often, many IoT device manufacturers are opting to leave out costly security features for their small, low power connected devices. . IoT Podcasts DDoS IoT IoT Consumer Device IoT Device IoT security Threatpost podcast

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.

VxWorks TCP/IP Stack Vulnerability Poses Major Manufacturing Risk

Dark Reading

A new analysis shows the scale of risk posed by networking vulnerabilities in a popular embedded real-time operating system

Taming the data tsunami

OpenText Information Management

The industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is about to transform everything for manufacturers. Analytics Industry IoT ai in manufacturing digital manufacturing manufacturing Manufacturing Industry

A new data platform revitalizes a century-old manufacturer

IBM Big Data Hub

Owens-Illinois (O-I), the world’s largest manufacturer of glass containers, used worldwide by many leading food and beverage brands, recently began just such a reinvention. A company only survives for 115 years by reinventing itself, questioning assumptions, and constantly looking for an edge.

Sink or swim in the data tsunami

OpenText Information Management

We talk a lot about digital disruption and how new technologies are dramatically altering manufacturers’ business models and operations. The Manufacturing Leadership … The post Sink or swim in the data tsunami appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

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

Security Affairs

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. Titan Manufacturing and Distributing, Inc.

Manufacturing Industry Experiencing Higher Incidence of Cyberattacks

Dark Reading

New report reveals the natural consequences of ignoring the attendant risks of industrial IoT and Industry 4.0.

How to improve manufacturing ROI with prescriptive analytics

IBM Big Data Hub

Today's manufacturing organizations operate in a dynamic environment characterized by increased complexity and uncertainty. The financial performance of manufacturers hinges on their ability to rapidly adapt to constantly-changing conditions, from demand fluctuations to delivery challenges while managing production costs efficiently.

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

Security Affairs

Positive Technologies while analyzing Intel Management Engine (ME) discovered that Apple did not disable Intel Manufacturing Mode in its laptops. This week, researchers Maxim Goryachy and Mark Ermolov published a blog post that revealed Chipzilla’s ME contains an undocumented Manufacturing Mode. ” The only way to access the Intel Manufacturing Mode is using a utility included in Intel ME System Tools software, that anyway isn’t available to the public.