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Best Practices to Combat Security Risks

December 15, 2021 | Data Security

Combating security risks is no longer only the responsibility of the IT department. It’s a whole company battle and needs to be practiced daily. Involving everyone in the organization means that everyone has a stake in protecting the company’s data, customers’ data, and personnel data. Building a routine for everyone keeps a fundamental line of […]

Top Manufacturing Cyber Attacks and How ERP Could Have Helped

December 1, 2021 | Data Security

It’s a company’s worst nightmare; becoming the victim of a cyberattack. Industrial cyberattacks are on the rise and can be seen almost daily in the news across the nation. Hackers don’t limit their target to only one type of business. A beef plant, liquor maker, and computer manufacturer have all been attacked in the past […]

Managing Security Risks in the Food & Beverage Industry

November 18, 2021 | Data Security

Managing security risks puts immense pressure on the food and beverage industry. Securing part of the nation’s food chain in a global economy is a huge undertaking. Over the past decade, the term ‘security risk’ has evolved to encompass much more than simple data theft. Data breaches, ransomware attacks, and now, operational shutdowns are becoming […]

3 Common Security Risks for Discrete Manufacturers

November 3, 2021 | Data Security

Discrete manufacturers face distinct challenges that are unique to their industry. For example, they rely heavily on data they receive through networks connecting various equipment for both production and safety. As a result, threats to discrete manufacturers can compromise production and the creation of products that are the foundation of a manufacturing company. They can […]

Security for Process Manufacturers: Is Your Plant Secure?

October 20, 2021 | Data Security

Most process manufacturers keep their eyes open for ways to optimize procedures and streamline processes. However, food, beverage, and chemical manufacturers also oversee complex issues such as increasing quality and compliance pressures, demands for transparency, shrinking profit margins, and a changing workforce. Overseeing these demands while optimizing their processes simultaneously can leave data security vulnerable […]

What is ERP Security and How Can You Prevent Risks?

October 6, 2021 | Data Security

Digital data is one of the most valuable resources in the world. As technology grows, it becomes more valuable and needs protection. While most small and medium-sized businesses agree on digital data’s significance, most SMBs don’t have a well-defined digital strategy that includes data protection.   As SMBs become more reliant on technology, the risk of […]

How Important is Data Security When Choosing an ERP System?

September 22, 2021 | Data Security
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Each year, the number of reported attacks by cybercriminals increases. According to Infor, it’s estimated that a different organization is attacked every 11 seconds. Along with the attack comes a potential loss of data and income resulting in an average of 7.3 days of downtime. Together, this costs an estimated $3.24 million. Additionally, an organization […]

Top 5 ERP Security Best Practices

September 10, 2021 | Data Security

There are many benefits to using ERP solutions, including robust functionality, streamlined protocols, and online availability. However, ransomware and cyberhackers are on the rise, making ERP security a top priority. Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are targets because, unlike large companies, SMBs lack large-scale IT departments to handle security details. Cyberhackers use the misconception that […]

Common On-Premises ERP Security Problems & How to Avoid Them

August 25, 2021 | Data Security

ERP solutions are fantastic for keeping information streamlined, improving efficiency, and controlling data. Installing an ERP solution can be a game-changer for any business, but it should be regularly maintained to avoid ERP data security problems. An on-premises ERP solution can seem more secure because it gives complete oversight to the business and does not […]

Common Cloud ERP Security Problems & How to Avoid Them

August 12, 2021 | Data Security

Taking on something new can be intimidating, but familiarizing yourself with the potential stumbling blocks can make all the difference in rising to the challenge. The same can be said for moving to a cloud-based ERP solution. Although it can seem intimidating at first, knowing the most common challenges can put you a step ahead […]