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Benchmark Your Cybersecurity Strategy Against 300+ Manufacturers

Plex Team July 11, 2022

One look at the numbers is all it takes for a stark wakeup call on cybersecurity....

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Why Cybersecurity Is Critical in Manufacturing

Plex Team June 9, 2022

As more and more manufacturing companies adopt Industry 4.0 technology, cybersecurity is always at the top of the list of concerns. After all, data shows that IoT devices can be subject to attack within five minutes of being connected....

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What Plex’s ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Security Certification Means for Manufacturers

Plex Team April 13, 2022

A lot of organizations talk about Information security, but what are they doing about it? And where’s the proof that they employ best practices and safeguards? As manufacturers adopt technologies to get ahead, they’re increasingly targeted by cyberattacks. However, fear of an attack shouldn’t hold back an organization. Plex customers trust us and our platform to keep them safe because we don’t…

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Want to Frighten a Manufacturer this Halloween? Start Here.

Plex Team October 27, 2020

For manufacturers, scary things lurking around the corner aren’t limited to Halloween. Here are a few things fueling manufacturers’ nightmares all year long....

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4 Things You Need in a SaaS-based Manufacturing ERP and MES Solution

Todd Weeks September 18, 2018

As more businesses move to SaaS (software-as-a-service) applications, some manufacturers still have some uncertainty about data safety and security, as well as uptime and reliability in the cloud. If moving your operations to the cloud seems foreign to you, or if you aren’t sure how to evaluate cloud versus on-premise ERP and MES systems, just remember these four things: availability,…

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