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The unique business-critical threats facing converged IT-OT systems

April 8, 2019

Manufacturing networks still running outdated technology could risk their intellectual property and production processes.

The Trend Micro report, Securing Smart Factories: Threats to Manufacturing Environments in the Era of Industry 4.0, outlines the security dimension of a new era for manufacturing driven by IoT and connectivity everywhere.

Manufacturers are heavily investing in the convergence of traditional operational technology (OT) with IT networks in 2019, adding new technology to environments that are still vulnerable to more than 10-year-old issues, like Conficker.

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