How Secure is the Smart Factory?
Industry 4.0, IIoT and the connected factory are beyond the point of just being buzzwords. In reality, they offer huge opportunities for manufacturers. But as a smart factory goes online, how secure are communications in and out of the site? How can companies enable remote access and protect themselves against cyber threats at the same time?
Remote access to machines has become vital for OEMs and system integrators to meet response-time and up-time obligations. Engineering resources and budgets are limited, therefore efficiency is key. Resolving issues without the need for onsite visits saves time and money, but as businesses embrace connectivity, the threat of a cyber attack increases. Protecting data when connected to a network can be a complicated challenge.
Cyber security is top priority for the Danish solution, Secomea. Designed specifically for remote programming, monitoring and data-logging, it provides secure remote access without the need for advanced firewall configuration.
Moving on from VPN
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