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

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.

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?

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Threatlist: Manufacturing, a Top Target for Espionage


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

To Make the Internet of Things Safe, Start with Manufacturing

Thales Data Security

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.

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California Enacts New Requirements for Internet of Things Manufacturers

Hunton Privacy

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.

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.

How auto makers benefit from the connected supply chain

OpenText Information Management

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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.

Find out how OpenText’s Triple A’s are supercharging Industry 4.0 at Enterprise World 2018

OpenText Information Management

Call it what you will, but digital transformation is radically changing the manufacturing industries. Business Network Digital Transformation Enterprise World Industry Posts digital manufacturing digital transformation enterprise world 2018 Industry 4.0 Industry 4.0.

Report: In Huge Hack, Chinese Manufacturer Sneaks Backdoors Onto Motherboards

Dark Reading

If true, the attack using Supermicro motherboards could be the most comprehensive cyber breach in history

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.

Podcast: Why Manufacturers Struggle To Secure IoT


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

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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.

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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.

Senators Ask FTC to Investigate Smart TV Manufacturers

Hunton Privacy

Senators sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission asking the agency to investigate the privacy policies and practices of smart TV manufacturers. On July 12, 2018, two U.S.

How content analytics helps manufacturers improve product safety and save lives

IBM Big Data Hub

Manufacturing problems can have a serious impact on businesses. This is especially true when these problems manifest themselves as product safety issues causing injury or even death

VPNFilter should compel IoT manufacturers to adopt a secure by design mindset

Information Management Resources

The VPNFilter Internet of Things botnet that Cisco Talos researchers recently discovered is the latest cyber security red flag for all IoT device manufacturers – and it’s an enormous flag. Internet of things Data security Cyber security Cyber attacks

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Industrial IoT software platforms do more than just connect things

Information Management Resources

Manufacturers mingle with software giants and cloud providers to develop innovative applications. Internet of things Manufacturing industry

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Auto parts manufacturer uses OpenText Analytics Suite to gain competitive edge

OpenText Information Management

MPAU) and Kia Motors Australia, MPAU started exploring business intelligence (BI) and analytics technology that would integrate with the BI tools Kia was using … The post Auto parts manufacturer uses OpenText Analytics Suite to gain competitive edge appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

A malware paralyzed TSMC plants where also Apple produces its devices

Security Affairs

A virus has infected systems at several Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. A malware has infected systems at several Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. TSMC is the world’s biggest contract manufacturer of chips for tech giants, including Apple and Qualcomm Inc.

AI myths and misconceptions

OpenText Information Management

Analytics Advanced Analytics AI ai in manufacturing AI-enhanced analytics artifical intelligence big data analytics digital enterprise enterprise machine learningIn this blog we welcome guest blogger Mariano Kristensen, Software Sales Executive at SAP Centre of Excellence, EMEA North.

Smart Dust – Personal Clouds

Perficient Data & Analytics

Peanuts Wiki. The author could not resist the analogy here. In my recent research on emerging technology for my client I came across the subject of “Smart Dust.” ” I had reviewed the technology one time before but put it in the “10-year plus” category.

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Optimism and Opportunity in Life Sciences: Thinking back and looking forward

OpenText Information Management

Never have those words rung as true as today. Constant, ever-accelerating change has become the new normal in every walk of life.

With a focus on seamless sharing across domains, OpenText Documentum for Life Sciences 16.4 takes a giant leap forward

OpenText Information Management

When major acquisitions happen, market analysts, competitors, customers, and employees alike are watching closely to determine what’s next.

Three days at Enterprise World will take you from insight to action

OpenText Information Management

The pressure’s on every one of us, every day, to help our organizations stay ahead of the business disruption that’s happening all around us. While companies aim to be more customer-centric, improve efficiencies and gain new business insights, there are numerous challenges that stymie these efforts.

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Common Ingestion Framework

Perficient Data & Analytics

May it be healthcare, retail, finance or manufacturing, everyone is at different stages in their journey to create their industry-grade, enterprise-ready Data Lake repository. Big Data is the way to move forward for all enterprises today.

Chinese Wind Turbine Manufacturer Gets Max. Fine for Source Code Theft

Dark Reading

Sinovel Wind Group has been sentenced for stealing trade secrets from the company formerly known as American Superconductor Inc

DHS and FBI – Hackers Are Targeting US Nuclear, Energy, and Manufacturing Facilities

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

According to a new joint report issued by the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), hackers have been penetrating the computer networks of companies that operate nuclear power stations, energy facilities, and manufacturing plants in the US since May 2017. If you or your enterprise is engaged in the energy or manufacturing sectors, cyber threat preparation and monitoring is your first line of defense against bad actors.

How Microsoft Word “Protected View” Stops Information Leaks

Perficient Data & Analytics

Microsoft Word has long offered support for loading images and templates over the network. This is a great feature within corporate environments because it facilitates the reuse of assets like logos and corporate document templates.

Why Self-Driving Cars Are Good for Car Rental Companies

Perficient Data & Analytics

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What is the Oracle Projects Calendar? Oracle Projects Considerations Part 3

Perficient Data & Analytics

Cloud Communications Energy Financial Services High Tech Manufacturing News Oracle Oracle Projects Calendar PA Periods Project Calendar StructureIn Part 2 of this Oracle Project series I discussed Project Type Classes. Here, in Part 3, I will discuss the Oracle Projects Calendar options available and how they benefit your company. The primary driver of which option is time card entry followed by reporting requirements.

Australian manufacturing companies boost productivity and competitive advantage with enterprise social software


While a bit light on details, I'm not going to complain about this positive story in the ITPro section of the Fairfax newspapers about two packaging manufacturing companies using enterprise social software to help their bottom-line. BTW If you are interested in manufacturing case studies, also have a look at this Socialtext example featuring a US-based Industrial Mold & Machine

FDA Reveals Steps to Bolster Medical Device Cybersecurity

Data Breach Today

Democrats' CSO: Don't Use ZTE, Huawei Mobile Devices

Data Breach Today

Democratic Party is recommending that all party officials avoid using mobile devices made by Chinese manufacturers ZTE and Huawei. Bob Lord says that even if devices from those manufacturers are free or low cost, no one wants to be the next "patient zero