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Cybersecurity Strengthens U.S. Manufacturers

While ransomware is not new, the Wannacry attack has been so widespread that many small-business owners, manufacturers among them, have likely lost some sleep wondering if they’ve done enough to protect their systems. Could a ransomware attack be the end of their business? The integration of physical production and digital technologies has forever transformed the factory floor, but small manufacturers have often failed to protect their investments in these new technologies with a comparable investment in cybersecurity. This infographic demonstrates why it’s vital that small business owners build a robust cybersecurity program that will help protect their employees, customers, and businesses.

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Publication Date: June 21, 2017
Updated: October 29, 2018

Cybersecurity Infographic


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Created June 21, 2017, Updated November 15, 2019