Why are manufacturers so susceptible to cyber security 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