Why Cyberattacks Are a Great Danger to Smart Factories


Many manufacturers have been hesitant to adopt cloud technologies due to concerns about the comparative security of on-prem vs. cloud. However, the pandemic accelerated the adoption of cloud-based tools to help with supply chain management and remote collaboration.

With this rapid adoption of modern tech tools, cybersecurity breaches now occur. This adversely impacts smart factories’ performance, particularly those associated with the control systems used to manage industrial operations. Cyberattacks are becoming prevalent as smart factory environments expose technology, people, physical processes, and intellectual property to these risks.

In this article in Industry Today, Blueshift Cybersecurity CTO Greg Scasny discusses how smart factories can protect themselves against a growing list of cyber threats.

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