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Category Archives: Cyber Security

Cybercrime: It’s Worse Than We Thought

June 30, 2020 By: Douglas S. Thomas The cyber world is relatively new, and unlike other types of assets, cyber assets are potentially accessible to criminals in far-off locations. This distance provides the criminal with significant protections from getting caught; thus, […]

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When Business is Slow

April 21, 2020 By: Celia Paulsen Nobody likes business to be slow. If you’re in a fast-paced world like manufacturing, seeing your machines or employees idle can drive a person insane. If you’re used to your production line working to capacity […]

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Telework Security Basics

March 19, 2020 By: Jeff Greene Your employer has unexpectedly directed you to telework—and you are feeling overwhelmed. With many changes happening at once, telework security could be an afterthought or completely overlooked. This could put you and your organization at […]

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20 Cybersecurity Statistics Manufacturers Can’t Ignore

February 27, 2020 By: Jennifer Kurtz Cybersecurity threats are a huge business risk for all companies. Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) — including manufacturers — are especially vulnerable to attacks. Small and medium-sized manufacturers (SMMs) are often seen as an easy entry point — […]

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Case Study: The Monroe Cable Company Credits Cybersecurity Remediation for Retaining a Number of Employees

February 19, 2020 By: New York Manufacturing Extension Partnership The Monroe Cable Company, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of wire and cable. The company supplies the New York City Transit Authority, the New York City Fire Department, the military and commercial marine […]

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NIST Releases Version 1.0 of Privacy Framework

Tool will help optimize beneficial uses of data while protecting individual privacy. January 16, 2020 Our data-driven society has a tricky balancing act to perform: building innovative products and services that use personal data while still protecting people’s privacy. To […]

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How Vulnerable Are You To a Cyber Attack? A Self-Assessment Tool for Manufacturers

December 17, 2019 By: Pat Toth It’s important for everyone — manufacturers and others — to recognize the threat of cyber attacks and how to prevent them. The vulnerabilities exploited by cybercriminals can shut down your operations, requiring your company to […]

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How to Recover from a Cyber Attack

December 10, 2019 By: Traci Spencer This article is the fifth installment in a five-part series outlining best practices when it comes to “Cybersecurity for Manufacturers.” These recommendations follow the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) cybersecurity framework, which has […]

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How to Identify Your Company’s Cybersecurity Risks

October 10, 2019 By: Traci Spencer This article is the first installment in a five-part series outlining best practices when it comes to “Cybersecurity for Manufacturers.” These recommendations follow the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) cybersecurity framework, which has […]

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How to Respond to a Cyber Attack

November 14, 2019 By: Traci Spencer This article is the fourth installment in a five-part series outlining best practices when it comes to “Cybersecurity for Manufacturers.” These recommendations follow the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) cybersecurity framework, which has […]

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