Cyber security is a big consideration for discrete manufacturers when implementing IIoT (Industrial Internet of things). Many companies are delaying investments due to cyber security concerns. Meanwhile, many others are enthusiastically adopting digital manufacturing technology without taking appropriate security precautions.
Both approaches are problematic: failing to invest in IIoT threatens the future competitiveness of discrete manufacturers; and failing to invest in cyber security precautions is risky because industry is a key target for hackers.
This whitepaper outlines the specific cyber threats that discrete manufacturers face, and explains how they can be mitigated