Manufacturers are using the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Industrie 4.0 to make factories smarter, but they can't lose sight of basic cybersecurity best practices.
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Communication and understanding between the information technology (IT) and operations technology (OT) department needs to improve as cyber attacks become more prevalent.
A combination of information technology (IT) and operations technology (OT) cybersecurity expertise is required to manage the influx of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) devices and increased IT/OT integration.
Manufacturers' technology often wasn’t built to suppress today’s digital threats and with the advent of mobile technology in the workplace, it is easy for hackers to exploit this soft weaknesses.
With increased connectivity between different devices, it’s critical to implement additional cybersecurity measures.