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WTIC Talks Cybersecurity with CCAT and State

WTIC Talks Cybersecurity with CCAT and State

WTIC hosted CCAT and the state cyber chief on June 16 for the Saturdays with Steve Parker broadcast.  On hand were (counterclockwise from front) Chief Administrative Officer Natalie Real, Chief Technology Officer Tom Maloney and Communications Director Silvio Albino – all from the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Steve Parker…

Manufacturing security: Preventing and mitigating cyber attacks

Manufacturing security: Preventing and mitigating cyber attacks

(Internet of Business, 5/18/18) A lethal cocktail of legacy systems, poor processes, and weak security is putting the manufacturing industry at unnecessary risk of cyber attack. Any assault on the sector, or on an individual company, could have wide-ranging consequences for factories, customers, partners, and the wider economy. On top…

Report: Industrial sector must make security top priority in digital transformation

(SecurityBrief Europe, 5/6/18) The industrial sector cannot afford to wait until they refresh their entire asset fleet before they secure operations – in fact, they must start today. Research conducted by Honeywell and LNS Research says that despite many organisations’ plans to explore digital transformation projects, the adoption of cybersecurity…

Why Investing in Next-Generation Tech is a Matter of ‘When’ and Not ‘If’

(Manufacturing.net, 5/11/18) In today’s world of global competition, the key to success and survival is adopting next-generation technologies. The company that captures your customers’ attention might look nothing like you, and they will use cutting-edge technologies to do it. Just ask Whole Foods (acquired by Amazon), the taxi industry (disrupted…