The Industry Digest

The Industry Digest: Assessing your current cybersecurity strategy

Dec. 27, 2022
Here are this week’s industrial trends and perspectives, including how to choose the right hardware for your IoT project.

The internet is a vast space that is filled with rabbit holes, endless search results, and adorable cat videos that will consume your entire day in a flash. Finding the information and insights you need to improve productivity and efficiency at your facility can be daunting. Luckily, Plant Services is here to help. We search the web and curate the industry perspectives, trends, and topics that will affect you and your industry. Here are a few of our favorite stories from this week.

Four Hardware Considerations For A Successful IoT Product Launch [Forbes]
Many organizations are eager to implement IoT at their facilities, but success is not a guarantee. Companies must consider software and hardware options to reach the full potential of their IoT projects. This article outlines four guiding principles when choosing hardware for an IoT program.

4 Steps to Shore Up Cybersecurity on the Plant Floor [Manufacturing.net]
Are you thinking about beginning your digital transformation journey in 2023? Then it’s time to access your cybersecurity strategy. This article outlines how to perform a “cybersecurity plant floor health check.” 

Brands Can Leverage Digital Twins To Drive Sustainability [Forbes]
ESG is no longer a buzzword. For many companies, it has become the new way to do business if they want to stay competitive and attract new, more socially conscious customer. This article outlines how technologies like digital twins can help companies reach their sustainability goals.

China is losing its place as the center of the world's supply chains. Here are 5 places supply chains are going instead. [Insider]
Thanks to trade wars and a worldwide pandemic, most companies have learned the importance of not relying on one country, specifically China, to accomplish all their manufacturing needs. But if you are planning on moving your supply chains in the new year, what counties should you be considering?

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