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Government and industry warned of cyber-security ‘blind spots’

Operational Technology (OT) networks are increasingly vulnerable to cyber-attacks as a result of ‘blind spots’ brought on by digital transformation and IIoT – a new report has warned. The report, published by Yokogawa UK and titled Industrial Cyber Threats: Processes & Protection for Industrial Control Systems, highlights the vulnerability of …

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UK manufacturing most attacked industry as cyber criminals continue to innovate and automate attacks

Cyber criminals are evolving their tradecraft with new innovations and increasingly automating their attacks, according to the 2020 Global Threat Intelligence Report (GTIR) launched today by NTT, a world-leading global technology services provider. In the UK and Ireland, Manufacturing became the most attacked sector representing almost a third of all …

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Manufacturing industry is at risk of increased cyberattacks due to IIoT devices and Industry 4.0 initiatives

Vectra has announced that the manufacturing industry exhibits higher-than-normal rates of cyberattack-related reconnaissance and lateral movement activity. This is due to the rapid convergence of enterprise information technology and operational technology networks in manufacturing organisations. As part of key findings in the new 2018 Spotlight Report on Manufacturing, Vectra revealed …

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