Cybersecurity in a Smart Factory

Automation Alley
November 14, 2022
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For Decades Plant managers felt safe from cyberattacks as Factories operated with Programmable Logic Controls on each piece of machinery. As Industry 4.0 is converging IT Networks with Industrial Control Systems, cyberattacks upon factories has been increasing. A ransomware attack, leading to a few days of production inactivity, will cost millions of dollars. Hear how factories can be attacked and protected.

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