Family businesses are innovative in their nature but running a business can be time consuming and some things get put on the back burner.
Cybersecurity is a growing issue and one that needs to be considered by all businesses. This insight relates to the impact on manufacturing but suggests the need for all firms, across all sectors, to be aware of the risks and plan accordingly.
Family businesses need to take the right steps to secure their IT environments, protect their systems, data and ability to trade and not ignore the threats posed by cybersecurity threats.
The fourth industrial revolution presents a golden opportunity for manufacturing to bridge the skills gap and bolster the workforce, putting real-time status and diagnostic information at their disposal. The future workforce also needs to have the cybersecurity know-how to cope with modern threats. So, regular training and awareness raising is crucial to a security conscious culture.