Archives: February 2022

Cybersecurity in 3D Printing: Part Integrity

Posted on February 25th, 2022

How do you know if your 3D printed part is exactly what you expected? What are the possible ways that a part could be affected by sabotage? Malicious cyber activity can occur within the 3D printing workflow to modify CAD files, G-Code or 3D printers. But what do these sabotaged parts look like and can […]

Run TMC: Component Level Connectivity – It’s Tricky

Posted on February 17th, 2022

Let’s talk about heat.  You might be wondering what your thermostat has to do with additive manufacturing or cyber security but rest assured – a skilled adversary is well aware of the sneaky cyber sabotage heat can induce into a system.  We will explore one of the digital “knobs” specific to industrial machinery – more […]

3D printing: Is the Hype over?

Posted on February 10th, 2022

What happened to 3D printing? 5 years ago 3D printing was the hot topic everyone was talking about. We were all going to have 3D printers at home in order to print parts on demand just as we have 2D printers. Many people think that because we don’t all have home 3D printers that 3D […]

AM Cybersecurity Video Series: Introduction to BPL’s Integrated Sensor for Operational Networks (BISON)

Posted on February 3rd, 2022

To complement the research effort BreakPoint Labs is putting forth to launch BISON – Secured Additive Manufacturing (SAM), we will be kicking off a video series to highlight the importance of this topic. In this introductory video I present my background as a manufacturing engineer that is gaining an understanding of the challenges a highly […]