We are excited to announce the relaunch and revitalization of the VMMIUG. BizTech and Synergy have teamed up to co-sponsor the first meeting. Members of the OINK User Group are invited to attend as well.Read More
BizTech Partners with Synergy Resources to Relaunch the VISUAL Manufacturing Michigan User Group (VMMIUG)
Why are manufacturers so susceptible to cybersecurity attacks?
First, hackers are now out for intellectual property - innovative processes, proprietary plans, confidential formulas, etc. - which can make it incredibly easy (and cheap, due to bypassing R&D) to copy your products and sell them for less. According to a Verizon report, over 30 percent of data breaches at manufacturing companies involved the theft of IP. This accounts for the increase in these cyber attacks.Read More
End of support means end of security updates.
Microsoft announced earlier this year that several of their systems will not be carried beyond January 2020. This means Microsoft will no longer support these systems and security for them will be at risk. On January 14, 2020, some of the most popular systems that will be impacted are:
- Windows Server 2008 R2
- Windows 7
- SQL Server 2008
- Exchange Server 2010
- Office 2010
As important as the lack of security updates is the loss of support from third-party application vendors who will not provide services for systems that are at end of support.Read More
We are excited to share details about the next OINK VISUAL Manufacturing User Group Meeting!
When: Tuesday, November 12, 2019 @ 9:00am-3:30pm
(Tours from 8:00am-9:00am)
Where: Super Systems, Inc. - 7205 Edington Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45249