Industry Overview

Cybersecurity in Manufacturing

A cyberattack on a manufacturer can be devastating. Production line disruptions, intellectual property theft and disrupted supply chains lead to reputation damage and significant financial losses. Proactive manufacturing cybersecurity measures are crucial for protecting your operations.

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Manufacturing Cybersecurity

The manufacturing industry is one for the most targeted by cybercriminals

As the manufacturing industry adopts automation, IoT devices, and interconnected supply chains – the attack surface for cyber threats expands, leaving manufacturers vulnerable to a range of malicious activities.

Tactics like ransomware, phishing, supply chain attacks, and DDoS attacks are becoming more sophisticated as attackers embrace AI. What does this mean for manufacturing cybersecurity?

Key challenges

Supply Chain

Vulnerabilities in interconnected networks pose threats like data breaches and disruptions, impacting operations and security.

Old & New Tech

Legacy IT and operational technology pose security risks, while adopting new tech like AI and automation introduces new complexities and vulnerabilities.

Talent Shortages

The cyber talent shortage in manufacturing prevents effective security against evolving threats, leaving companies vulnerable to attacks.

Manufacturing cybersecurity in numbers

What an attack could mean for your business.

Resulted in production stoppages65%
Resulted in reputational damages43%
Attacked in the last 12 months42%
Minimum financial lost expected£50k
How CloudGuard Can Help

Effective manufacturing cybersecurity solutions

CloudGuard is here to address the cybersecurity challenges facing manufacturers. Our ecosystem of cybersecurity solutions – including 24/7 managed SecOps, comprehensive posture assessments, and expert CISO advisory services – help to strengthen your defences, ensure compliance, and keep you protected 24/7.

Proactive protection

24/7 Managed Security Operations

We often hear that cost is the biggest barrier to implementing effective, in-house cybersecurity. We want to change that. Introducing CloudGuard’s 24/7 Managed Security Operations – designed to keep costs down while offering unmatched protection.

By unifying all your security data into one place, we can detect, analyse, and respond to all alerts at machine speed thanks to our AI and automation-powered virtual SOC Analyst. Any incident or alert that can’t be automatically resolve is triaged to our UK-based Managed SOC team to provide that extra level of human critical thinking that can never be replaced.

We’ve reduced the entire process from hours to seconds. That makes all the difference in limiting the impact of threats.

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Find your blind spots

Security Posture Assessment

Understanding your attack surface in the face of cyber threats is essential. Our detailed assessment evaluates your supply chain security, legacy systems, and emerging technologies like IoT devices, identifying vulnerabilities and providing actionable insights to mitigate risks and enhance compliance with industry regulations.

With our expertise, you can protect your operations, defend valuable intellectual property, and maintain trust with customers and partners.

Expert advice

CISO Advisory Services

A great CISO plays a major role in protecting your business, but this isn’t always an option due to costs and talent shortages. CloudGuard’s experienced CISO-as-a-Service advisors can provide you with the guidance and support needed to improve your security posture.

From conducting comprehensive risk assessments to developing strategic cybersecurity roadmaps and advising on regulatory compliance, our CISO advisory service helps you to proactively identify and mitigate cyber risks, protect critical assets, and strengthen resilience against emerging threats.

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Case study

CloudGuard’s MXDR Automates 98% of Amazon Filters Threat Responses

Amazon Filters lacked internal resources for cybersecurity in the face of rising threats. By teaming up with CloudGuard, they automated threat detection, analysis and response. In just 90 days, automation addressed 98% of alerts, resulting in a 52-day saving compared to manual methods. CloudGuard’s integration with Microsoft Sentinel provided real-time threat visibility and streamlined operations. With CloudGuard managing 1633 alert responses effortlessly, Amazon Filters can focus on what truly matters – growing their business.

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Get in touch

Talk to us about manufacturing cybersecurity

CloudGuard protects many manufacturing companies with proactive cybersecurity services. Let’s talk about how we can help secure your business and reduce cyber risks.