6 Forgotten Technologies Hackers Could Use to Infiltrate Your Manufacturing Network

Manufacturing.net | April 01, 2019

6 Forgotten Technologies Hackers Could Use to Infiltrate Your Manufacturing Network
Cyber attacks against manufacturing companies continue to grow. As a matter of fact, over in the UK alone, 48 percent of manufacturers claim to have been victims of an attack in 2018. And, according to Verizon’s 2018 Data Breach Investigation Report, 47 percent of all attacks in manufacturing involved the theft of intellectual property, with 66 percent of attacks happening from hacking and 34 percent from malware.
Because manufacturers operate with a complex combination of platforms and systems of varying ages and degrees of specialization complicated by the shift to Industry 4.0, it can be particularly challenging for IT to provide reliable security across the entire hyperconnected and increasingly complex network. Old appliances and technologies typically aren’t a high priority for security and can often be forgotten, unpatched and left vulnerable.

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In the rapid changes of the work environment, a manufacturing method that enables quick response to latest customer needs is required. Since 2002, the Ricoh group has been conducting customer-focused development process innovation. The home position of our innovation efforts is with the customers, and our goal is to increase customer values. The innovation has five pillars: platform and module design, robust engineering, 3D design, design resource optimization, and cultivating innovators. This white paper clarifies why the innovation is needed, how it has been conducted, and what values it has yielded.

Spotlight

In the rapid changes of the work environment, a manufacturing method that enables quick response to latest customer needs is required. Since 2002, the Ricoh group has been conducting customer-focused development process innovation. The home position of our innovation efforts is with the customers, and our goal is to increase customer values. The innovation has five pillars: platform and module design, robust engineering, 3D design, design resource optimization, and cultivating innovators. This white paper clarifies why the innovation is needed, how it has been conducted, and what values it has yielded.

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