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Manufacturers turning to zero trust to better secure their networks

July 23, 2021

In response to the 62% global increase in ransomware since 2019 (158% increase in North America) and over 40% of manufacturing firms suffering a cyberattack last year, Onclave Networks recommends manufacturers adopt zero trust architecture and security guidelines as supported by the NSA, the Biden Administration executive order 14028 and NIST SP 800-207 Cybersecurity Framework.

Over the last several years, manufacturing has gone through an information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) convergence. The integration is expected to expand more rapidly in the years ahead due to the increased availability of 5G and more sophisticated Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) devices and systems and Industrial Control Systems (ICS).

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