Cyber Security and Manufacturing A Briefing for Manufacturers

September 30, 2019

Manufacturing is a significant target for cyber-criminals. This can result in the theft of sensitive data, industrial espionage for competitive advantage, or the disruption of access to systems or operational technology. 60% of our members tell us they have at some time been subject to a cyber security incident, almost a third of whom suffered some financial loss or disruption to business as a result. There seems little doubt that many more attacks will have gone undetected.

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eSoft

eSoft is a leader in providing Simply Better Network Security™ to businesses of nearly any size. Privately-held eSoft, based in the foothills of Broomfield, Colorado, has developed the award-winning InstaGate and ThreatWall security appliances, as well as modular software bundles called ThreatPaks that provide Email and Web security. With over 20,000 appliances shipped to more than 40 countries, eSoft is providing network security to businesses in nearly every major industry, including education, finance, retail, and healthcare.

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How to Reduce the Risk of Phishing and Ransomware

whitePaper | March 21, 2021

Cybersecurity challenges abound for organizations across the world. The tsunami of phishing attacks that threaten account compromise, data breaches and malware infection remains a critical threat to neutralize. Ransomware is a second critical threat, with a well-played ransomware attack capable of bringing an organization to a complete halt, and in some cases putting it out of business permanently (e.g., Travelex1 and Vastaamo2.

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AI Security White Paper

whitePaper | January 23, 2020

With the accumulation of big data, dramatic improvements in computing power, and continuous innovation in Machine Learning (ML) methods, Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies such as image recognition, voice recognition, and natural language processing have become ubiquitous. Meanwhile, AI poses a significant impact on computer security: on the one hand, AI can be used to build defensive systems such as malware and network attack detection; on the other hand, AI might be exploited to launch more effective attacks.

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Awesome Cyber Security Facts - Infographic

whitePaper | November 15, 2019

Check out our "Awesome Cyber Security Facts" infographic below to see how crucial cyber security attack was for some businesses, what are our main weaknesses in terms of personal cyber security and even more.

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Understanding Ransomware and Strategies to Defeat it

whitePaper | March 5, 2020

Held Hostage in Hollywood: In February 2016 the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, in Los Angeles, paid a ransom of about US$17,000 to hackers who infiltrated and disabled its computer network with ransomware. The hospital paid the ransom of 40 Bitcoins (currently worth about $16,664) after a “network infiltration” began on February 5, when employees reported being unable to access the hospital’s network and electronic medical records system. “The malware locked access to certain computer systems and prevented us from sharing communications electronically,” said hospital CEO Allen Stefanek.

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ZTE Cybersecurity White Paper 2021

whitePaper | October 29, 2021

Telecommunications equipment and systems, as critical infrastructure for a nation, have been widely valued by governments, operators, and users worldwide. Currently, the deployment of 5G has begun. Featuring faster speed, greater network capacity, and ultra-low latency, 5G will redefine the operation of critical infrastructure from the factory floor to the cloud. Its new technologies including Software-Defined Networking (SDN), Network Function Virtualization (NFV), Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC), and network slicing are paving the way for smart cities, remote surgery, autonomous vehicles, and large-scale Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity.

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INDUSTRIAL CYBER RISK MANAGEMENT

whitePaper | May 21, 2021

Critical infrastructure owners and operators have managed industrial risk for hundreds of years. This risk is usually measured in impact to health, safety, and reliability. As these industrial systems become increasingly digitized, so does the risk. What were once seen as isolated, manual processes have become reliant on communication networks and digital devices.

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Spotlight

eSoft

eSoft is a leader in providing Simply Better Network Security™ to businesses of nearly any size. Privately-held eSoft, based in the foothills of Broomfield, Colorado, has developed the award-winning InstaGate and ThreatWall security appliances, as well as modular software bundles called ThreatPaks that provide Email and Web security. With over 20,000 appliances shipped to more than 40 countries, eSoft is providing network security to businesses in nearly every major industry, including education, finance, retail, and healthcare.

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