Points of View

Manufacturers can’t afford disastrous file-based 3D Printing security blunders

Jun 17, 2019 Sam Duncan

Cybersecurity doesn’t immediately spring to mind when you think of 3D printing, but any enterprise hoping to adopt it at scale must make security a critical, integrated priority. The interconnectivity of devices combined with the concept of printing from a file opens the door to new security threats - with the relatively simple editing of one file potentially affecting thousands of components, the consequences could be disastrous. To avoid such disaster, it is imperative that manufacturing leaders explore the immutability of blockchain and proactively protect themselves.

Sign in or register an account to access HFS' Content

Sign In

Create an account

Enter a phone number
Select the newsletter(s) to which you wish to subscribe.