Archives: July 2023

Proactive Defense: Preparing for Cyber Threats in Additive Manufacturing

Posted on July 28th, 2023

As additive manufacturing (AM) matures and continues to gain popularity, it becomes an increasingly attractive target for cyberattacks. Therefore, being proactive in preparing for these security threats, particularly for high-value targets, is of paramount importance. A recently published paper [1] identifies the importance of developing and implementing a forensic readiness model to prepare for attacks […]

Prints, Piracy, and Protection: Safeguarding 3D IP

Posted on July 21st, 2023

The growing accessibility of 3D printers and downloadable models online has made it easier than ever to produce products and printed parts from home.  Millions of digital design files are available for sale or for free online.  Intellectual property (IP) owners have a strong interest in protecting their work and preventing the counterfeit manufacturing of […]