According to Sophos data, the average ransomware pay-out made by manufacturers in 2021 was £1.9 million ($2 million), which was higher than any other sector. This willingness to pay out high ransom demands in combination with a reliance on technology and automation in the sector makes it very appealing to cybercriminals.
There are countless examples of how manufacturers around the globe are finding themselves under attack from cybercriminals, which emphasises the need for them to prioritise strengthening their defences.
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