Upcoming Event | Cybersecurity for Water Management

There is no time more critical than now to invest in cybersecurity infrastructure. To bring awareness to this critical issue, MxD is hosting Cybersecurity for Water Management and will highlight the importance of investing in cybersecurity infrastructure, which includes investing in the water and manufacturing workforce and providing training opportunities to create a secure water economy.


Facts & Figures

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Cyber Skills

How big is the cybersecurity skills gap?

Cyber Skills

According to the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education, the U.S. faced a shortfall of 314,000 cybersecurity professionals in January 2019. To put this in context, the country’s total cybersecurity workforce is just 716,000.

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Facts & Figures

Are there easy ways to prevent cyber-attacks?

Facts & Figures

Yes. Regular patching. A Trustwave survey of 127 mid-size to large manufacturers found only one-third patch their IoT devices within 24 hours of a fix becoming available.

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What percentage of U.S. manufacturers are small and medium-sized businesses?

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More than 98% have fewer than 500 employees, according to a 2016 National Association of Manufacturers report.

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What do manufacturers say is the top barrier to IoT adoption?

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Security concerns, according to this Trustwave survey.

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Playbook for CMMC 2.0 Level 1

Manufacturers and their suppliers who have, or hope to have, contracts with the U.S. Department of Defense must soon meet new cybersecurity requirements. The MxD Playbook for Level 1 of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification — or CMMC 2.0 — is designed to help you do that.

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Virtual Training Center

The Virtual Training Center (VTC) is a virtual platform for recruiting, training and securing the manufacturing workforce. The VTC provides access to content and tools remotely and instantaneously for rapid evolution and development of a skilled workforce.

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