Cyber security threats to automated industry
As industrial organisations strive for improved productivity via automation, investment in infrastructure and integration with cloud applications and OT greatly improves workflows and production output. Without considering cyber security within these new technologies, new risks can be introduced and overlooked.
Despite the global make-up of the manufacturing industry, cybersecurity regulations are limited and almost 50% of the sector believes they do not have the right tools for a resilient cyber security posture. The crippling knock-on effect of a breach is just one risk to be managed when a stock market crash, health and safety incident, and loss in brand value has much longer-term effects.