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Podcast: Hackers Target Manufacturing For Intellectual Property, Money

June 24, 2024
Study regarding advancing digital transformation in a time of unprecedented cybersecurity risk offers tips to stay off hackers radar.
Hackers are targeting manufacturing to leverage intellectual property for big money. In a recent episode of Automation Chat, from Chemical Processing's sister publication The Journal from Rockwell Automation, Teresa Houck, executive editor and host of Automation Chat, digs deep into a study regarding advancing digital transformation in a time of unprecedented cybersecurity risk. The discussion revolves around OT security needs and where plants are lagging and what they can do to boost security measures.
The podcast also dips into the Colonial pipeline ransomware attack. Chemical Processing’s Executive Editor, Jonathan Katz covered this in his article “Cybersecurity in the Chemical Industry: From Operations to IT, Collaboration is Key.
Editor-in-Chief Traci Purdum also addressed this in her column “Cybersecurity: Beware of Bank Robbers and Saboteurs.”
If you’re not already a subscriber to Automation Chat, you can access it here: https://rokthejournal.podbean.com/
And now, here’s Teresa with her interview…. But before she dives into the heart of the issue, she offers her signature family friendly, silly joke of the day. Enjoy!

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