Why manufacturers can’t afford to ignore cybersecurity
Abstract: Many manufacturers have a false sense of calm when it comes to cybersecurity. They incorrectly assume their risk of a cyberattack is low because they don’t sell products on the Internet or gather credit card information and other sensitive data from customers. In recent years, hackers looking for the next big score have found that manufacturers are an attractive target. This article looks at why it’s a good idea to conduct a risk assessment to identify vulnerabilities and take steps to shore up defenses.