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Overview

Cyber Security in Manufacturing

As a leader in the manufacturing industry, you are accustomed to adapting to change. But it would be a mistake to view cybercrime as just another routine business challenge.

No less than 60% of UK manufacturers have been affected by a cybercrime incident, with a third of these having experienced financial loss or operational disruption as a result. Despite this, manufacturing remains one of the industries least prepared for the impact of cyber-attacks.

Challenges

Do these challenges sound familiar?

Protecting sensitive business and customer data
Combatting industrial espionage and operational disruption
Detecting and responding to data breaches
Managing security in the era of Smart Manufacturing and Industry 4.0
Mitigating cyber security risks across the supply chain
Identifying and eliminating Industrial Control System vulnerabilities
60%
of manufacturers in UK cybercrime victims in 2019
64%
of industrial system attacks were ransomware
29%
of all cyber-attacks are on manufacturers

Key questions

Key questions manufacturers must ask

  • How often are Industrial Control Systems tested for vulnerabilities?
  • Are suitable controls in place to detect and respond to threats?
  • How are supply chain security risks managed?
  • What systems and controls are in place to mitigate insider threats?
  • How regularly are systems backed up to avoid data loss in the event of ransomware?
  • Are staff sufficiently trained about the latest cyber security risks?

Compliance

Cyber security compliance in manufacturing

At Redscan, our experience of working with organisations across the manufacturing sector means that we better understand the security challenges your organisation faces and how to address them.

As a trusted partner of manufacturers across a range of industries, we have proven our ability to help organisations achieve compliance to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA) and ISO 9001.

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Services

Our award-winning services

Redscan’s security services are designed to provide the vital assistance needed to make tangible improvements to your organisation’s cyber security posture.

ThreatDetect MDR

Managed Detection and Response

Award-winning support to rapidly detect and respond to the latest threats 24/7

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Assessment Services

Specialist engagements to uncover and address hidden cyber security risks

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Managed Security Services

Expert help to manage and monitor your choice of security technologies

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Protecting a global manufacturer's critical systems

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What our customers say

5/5 - based on 16 Reviews
“With so much organisational change, this is a time of incredible pressure on our small team. Partnering with Redscan is making it easier for us to address the security challenges of business consolidation.”
Head of IT Security
IPL Plastics
“If you want a solution where someone will look after you 24/7 and give you a very flexible, professional and agile service - you want Redscan.”
Lead IT Infrastructure Architect
Pizza Hut Restaurants
“The penetration testing that Redscan performed provided some very credible findings and outlined clear improvements that we were able to implement. The whole process raised the bar of our cyber security defences.”
Head of Cyber Security
Specialist Bank
“Redscan staff are always on hand to provide swift, clear advice. They help us keep a constant eye on our network and respond quickly to incidents to ensure systems remain operational.”
IT Director
King Edward VII's Hospital
“I can offer a higher level of assurance at board level about our information security now. Redscan gives us a broader lens on a complex and changing environment.”
IT Director
ICG
"Redscan's cost effective service gives us peace of mind that we are doing all we can to protect our clients, our business, our staff, our counterparties and other partners."
Head of IT Infrastructure
TT International
“Faster incident alerting enables us to better understand what is going on in our network and react more quickly. From an advice side of things, it’s great to be able to talk to knowledgeable people and discuss solutions to help mitigate our security risks.”
Head of IT Security
IPL Plastics
“With Redscan, we are able to understand and quickly identify any threats. Redscan’s support gives us the freedom to feel more secure and be more productive.”  
Head of IT
Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement
“Redscan’s hands on approach identified security flaws that had previously been overlooked by other vendors.”  
Technical Operations Manager
Spread Betting Firm
“I definitely recommend ThreatDetect. It’s an incredible managed security service. By working in partnership with Redscan, we have significantly improved our operational resilience.”  
Head of Cyber Security
Specialist bank
“Thanks to Redscan we now have a solution that gives us the ability to monitor, isolate and eliminate threats across our IT infrastructure.”
Head of IT
King Edward VII's Hospital
"Should I need any security testing again in the future, Redscan would be my first port of call!"
Project Analyst/Developer
STM Life
“We have been very impressed by the quality of Redscan’s engagement, communication and reporting. We will not hesitate to use them for any future testing requirements.”      
Information Security Officer
White Oak (formerly LDF)
“The personal approach is something I noticed from my first engagement with Redscan and it is still true today. We have 30 locations worldwide and it is valuable to have a third party being proactive in identifying potential security issues.”
Head of IT
Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement
“Services like ThreatDetect are few and far between.”
Head of IT Infrastructure
TT International
“I value the fact that Redscan aggregates insight about the cyber-attacks it sees on other customers and retrospectively applies it to other organisations, so we all benefit from that knowledge.”  
Head of Cyber Security
Specialist bank

About us

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  • Red and blue team CREST CSOC expertise
  • High-quality intelligence and actionable outcomes
  • Quick and hassle-free service deployment
  • An agnostic approach to technology selection
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Zerologon now being exploited in the wild
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22nd September 2020
Educational institutions warned of spike in ransomware attacks
The National Cyber Security Centre has warned of a recent rise in ransomware attacks on educational institutions. In some cases, hackers have demanded a large Bitcoin ransom as well as threatening to expose the stolen data of students if this isn’t paid.
15th September 2020
Significant number of remote workers use own devices to access company data
A global survey of over 13,000 remote workers has found that 39% of them use their own devices to access data belonging to their employer, often via services and applications hosted in the cloud. Many of the personal devices used to do this were identified as being less secure than corporate devices.