Cybercriminals Increasingly Target Manufacturing, IP


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Recent attacks targeting intellectual property (IP) and critical infrastructure are raising the security stakes for manufacturing organizations, as the industry records one of the highest attack rates of any sector since the onset of COVID-19.

One in five manufacturing companies in the U.S. and UK have been victims of a cyberattack in the last 12 months, according to a report released by Morphisec.

The 2021 Manufacturing Cybersecurity Threat Index study found 57% of the 567 manufacturing employees surveyed are more worried today about their organization being targeted to gain IP by cybercriminals than they were a year ago.

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