Factory Reboot is a podcast about technology’s role in manufacturing and how Industry 4.0 is transforming the future, from autonomous robotics to artificial intelligence. Host Tom Kelly, executive director of Automation Alley, chats with industry experts about the opportunities and challenges manufacturers face as they rethink, retool and reboot their factories for manufacturing’s next act: one that is smart and connected.

In Category: Cybersecurity

By Brandon Horrocks | Sterling Insurance Group | 4/3/2018
Automation Alley Executive Director and CEO Tom Kelly is joined by Brandon Horrocks, senior vice president at Sterling Insurance Group, to discuss the role cyber threats play on our factory floors, and specifically, what companies can do to stay protected. Does your company have cyber insurance? As small and medium size manufacturers incorporate more automation into their operations, what are some first steps companies can take to protect their business in the event of a data breach?
By Godfrey Nolan | RIIS LLC | 8/1/2017
In the wake of the global Wanna Cry ransomware attack, Automation Alley’s Tom Kelly chats with Godfrey Nolan of tech firm RIIS about the unique way his company protects itself from cyberattacks. The two also discuss first steps advanced manufacturers—and all companies—can take to avoid getting infected and how to create a ransomware rescue manual of their own.

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