Cybersecurity 6 results

Aluminum Manufacturer Norsk Hydro Crippled By Cyber Attack

Oslo, Norway-based aluminum manufacturing giant Norsk Hydro has confirmed that their facility has been severely disrupted by a ransomware attack. The statement read in part that Norsk Hydro had “became a victim of an extensive cyber-attack in the early hours of Tuesday (CET), impacting operations in several of the company's business areas.” Norsk Hydro is one of the largest aluminum ...

Robotics Supplier Exposes Trade Secrets of Tesla, Toyota and More

Cyber Security firm Upguard, which specializes in finding unprotected data on the web discovered a treasure trove of trade secrets from VW, Tesla, Toyota and perhaps many more manufacturers just sitting there in the open for anyone to download. Upguard discovered the unsecured data on servers maintained by Level One Robotics and Controls on July 1st. The data, which includes highly-sensitive ...

The Call for Cybersecurity in the Oil and Gas Industry

Digital technology is everywhere throughout industrial sectors like manufacturing and oil and gas. These new digital technologies have brought incredible applications to help streamline business and improve efficiency across the board. With all these benefits, the fact remains cybersecurity is not taken seriously enough. Cybersecurity must be treated as an essential part of the digital web in ...

DDoS Attack Hits The Eastern US: Why Manufacturers Should Be Paying Attention

Today, the Northeast United States experienced a severe DDoS attack which shut down websites such as the New York Times, Guthub, Airbnb, Reddit, Twitter and many more. The attack targeted the DNS (Domain Name System) provider, Dyn. This is not exactly the best way to celebrate ‘National Cybersecurity Awareness Month’ that is currently taking place this October, however it does help solidify ...

Cybersecurity for the Modern Manufacturing Enterprise

It is no secret that the manufacturing industry has become increasingly dependent on new digital technologies. Connectivity is vital in the modern manufacturing enterprise and these businesses are collecting, analyzing and storing more data than ever before. This has offered manufacturers new ways to make informed business decisions that have ultimately resulted in smoother running facilities, a ...