New Network Saves Factory $1M & Eliminates Downtime
What comes to mind when you think of Durham, North Carolina? If you’re like most people, it’s probably one of three things: minor league baseball, Duke basketball, or tobacco. The 1988 film Bull Durham cemented the town’s notoriety and the Durham Bulls as one of the most famous minor league franchises in sports. Coach Mike […]
WannaCry and Ransomware: How Manufacturers Can Reduce Risk
Friday, May 12 looked like a typical day for most folks as they went into work looking to finish off their day and head into the weekend. But as the day progressed, many organizations across the globe quickly realized that their TGIF was going to be spent dealing with a ransomware attack known as WannaCry. […]
The risk of doing nothing
Manufacturers are increasingly being targeted not just by traditional malicious actors such as hackers and cyber-criminals, but by competing companies and nations engaged in corporate espionage. See how to protect your company.
The Security Seven: 7 Ways to Defend Your Factory from Today’s Threats
As they say, the best offense (i.e., growth) is a great defense (i.e. security). And while seven is considered a lucky number in many cultures, luck is NOT a security strategy.
A Simple Way to Get Your Factory IoT-Ready
Before coming to Cisco, I worked as CTO for an irrigation system manufacturer. We were building a cloud-based commercial irrigation system and we needed an improved ERP system for the back-office transactions. My goal was to move us from the on-premise system that was architected when Ronald Reagan was president to a new cloud-based system. […]