Identifying Ransomware’s Spread Within The Manufacturing Sector  

67% of Manufacturing companies are at heightened risk of ransomware attacks according to BitSight’s daily analysis of over 250 billion data-points.

Ransomware’s proliferation has disrupted business operations globally at an alarming rate - plaguing manufacturers that rely on increasingly larger supply-chains and global partners to stay competitive. Bad actors have the opportunity to infiltrate businesses in the manufacturing sector through any of their expansive number of vendor or supply chain partners, all of which might hold themselves to varying cybersecurity standards.

Your organization doesn’t need to remain in the dark when it comes to how and when ransomware will infiltrate your systems; BitSight has identified common cybersecurity performance gaps and network challenges that lead to successful ransomware incidents in the manufacturing sector. In this report, we break down how manufacturers are particularly vulnerable to ransomware attacks based on:

  • Overall security performance
  • Patching cadence
  • Presence of specific vulnerabilities
  • Certificate and configuration management

Maintaining visibility into industry trends and ransomware data across your supply chain allows for proactive identifications and remediation ransomware risk across your endpoints. Download the “Ransomware in the Manufacturing Sector” report to see how the ransomware trend is specifically impacting organizations throughout the manufacturing industry, and learn how your organization can implement the right technology to combat the unique risks.

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