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Manufacturing Sector

Guidance for businesses operating in the Manufacturing sector.

Security Segmentation in a Small Manufacturing EnvironmentThis paper provides an overview of security segmentation and presents an example of a security segmentation design using a six-step approach.
National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence

MEP Cybersecurity Resources for Manufacturers– This comprehensive site provides cybersecurity guidance, solutions, and training for the manufacturing sector. 
Manufacturing Extension Partnership

Integrating Cybersecurity With Industry 4.0: What It Means for Manufacturing - This infographic highlights cybersecurity challenges and how MEP Centers can help. 
Manufacturing Extension Partnership

Cybersecurity Strengthens US Manufacturers - This infographic explains the importance of managing cyber risks for manufacturers
Manufacturing Extension Partnership

NIST Manufacturing Profile – NISTIR 8183 - Provides the Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) implementation details developed for the manufacturing environment including a roadmap for reducing cybersecurity risk for manufacturers that is aligned with manufacturing sector goals and industry best practices
National Institute of Standards and Technology

Interactive Infographic: How Secure is Your Factory Floor? -  A virtual tour of potential cyber vulnerabilities on a shop floor.
Manufacturing Extension Partnership

MEP National Network Cybersecurity Assessment Tool - The purpose of this tool is to allow U.S. small manufacturers to self-evaluate the level of cyber risk to your business.

DFARS Cybersecurity Requirements – Information for Department of Defense (DoD) contractors that process, store or transmit Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) who must meet the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFAR). DFAR provides a set of basic security controls.
Manufacturing Extension Partnership

Created November 3, 2023, Updated April 9, 2024