Working Collaboratively to Gain Compliance: How 2 Key Cybersecurity Assumptions Are Impacting DoD Suppliers

It is estimated that there are around 300,000 companies in the Defense Industrial Base (“DIB”) across the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors. Roughly 99% of the DIB is ...

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Defense Suppliers: Self-Attestation, the False Claims Act, and You*

If you are part of the Department of Defense (DoD) supply chain, you likely have various Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) disclosures that you must attest ...

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Start With the (Cybersecurity) End in Mind

Cybersecurity is a complex topic no matter what industry vertical it is applied to. In order to reduce that complexity, it helps to frame cybersecurity in the context of the ...

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Teleworking Cybersecurity: How to Protect Your Company

For many small and medium-sized manufacturers the great teleworking experiment brought on by COVID-19 has been a painful one. The sudden shift to telework poses numerous ...

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Top 5 Topics of 2018—Plus 5 Honorable Mentions

As the year draws to a close, we always like to take a look back on the events and people that made a difference in manufacturing throughout the past 12 months. We celebrate ...

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Cybersecurity for Manufacturers: 8 Ways to Prevent Attacks

Many consider 2017 the "worst year ever” for data breaches and cyberattacks, largely due to the rise in ransomware. And IT experts predict it’s only going to get worse. According ...

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5 Cybersecurity Tips to Keep Manufacturers Safe in 2017

No industry is immune to cyber attacks. According to the 2017 IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index, the manufacturing sector was the second highest industry that experienced ...

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DDoS Attacks: What Small Manufacturers Need to Know to Stay Safe

This past October, a major DDoS attack occurred which put many popular websites such as Netflix, PayPal and Reddit out of service. A Distributed Denial of Service attack, or DDoS, ...

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Cybersecurity: What Is It and Why You Should Care

As manufacturing companies are becoming increasingly interconnected, the risks to their production systems, confidential data and supply chain are growing exponentially larger. ...

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Small Business, Large Cybersecurity Risks?

Is cybersecurity something you need to worry about as a small manufacturer? In 2011 50 percent of small businesses thought they were too small to be a hacker target, while the ...

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