(Manufacturing Tomorrow, 9/11/18)
Cybercrime is an ever-evolving epidemic. Pharmaceutical companies face threats like phishing emails that pose as mail from reputable companies as well as malware and insider hacking. Some attackers will encrypt files and ask for a ransom to decrypt them, but not all cybersecurity threats are financially motivated – rather, such hackers seek proprietary information like product formulas. Cybersecurity threats can cause major business problems, creating discontent among customers or outright errors in the flow of their products or services in the supply chain.