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Our Journey Management solution provides centralised visibility of your mobile workers, automated emergency escalations and helps reduce the number of accidents, injuries and delays among mobile workers.

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Our Lone Worker solution provides complete visibility no matter where your workers are, effective communication with periodic check-ins and a fast and reliable emergency escalation process.
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Our Incident Reporting solution helps you prevent workplace injuries by capturing crucial details, assigning corrective actions, and safety trend analysis with data-driven insights.

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Hazard Identification
With our Hazard Identification solution, you can capture, prioritize and control workplace hazards. Unlike paper-based solutions, anyone can report a hazard while working out in the field. The report is done quickly and from any mobile or web-based device.
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Our safety observation solution offers real-time communication, ensuring swift action on safety concerns. It streamlines and improves employee safety, empowering safety managers to proactively mitigate risks and drive a safer work environment.
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Fatigue Management
Our proactive Fatigue Management solution uses a game-like quiz to identify when your people are struggling with alertness, a leading indicator of fatigue.
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Training Tracker
Our Training Tracking solution simplifies the complexities of safety training scheduling. Build out training curriculums by site, role or project and rely on automated training reminders and renewals.
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Mining, Oil and Gas
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Ensure your mining operations meet the highest standards of safety and compliance with SafetyIQ. Our proactive safety management is specifically configured to manage all elements of Work Health and Safety that are unique to the Mining Industry.
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Manufacturing
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Ou safety software empowers the manufacturing industry to create safer, healthier, and more productive workspaces. We help you to truly become the guardian of your workforce's safety, protecting the backbone of your organization from the risks that could grind your progress to a halt.
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Our safety management solution was built manage all elements of Work Health and Safety that are unique to the Construction Industry including safety processes for workers that travel or work alone, with a comprehensive EHS Management tool.
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We help Transport and Logistics companies to streamline incident reporting, real-time monitoring of drivers, enhance compliance management, and enable data-driven decision-making. Experience a safer and more efficient operation with SafetyIQ.
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Journey Management
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Lone Worker Management
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Incident Reporting
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Hazard Identification
With our Hazard Identification solution, you can capture, prioritize and control workplace hazards. Unlike paper-based solutions, anyone can report a hazard while working out in the field. The report is done quickly and from any mobile or web-based device.
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Safety Observations
Our Safety Observation solution offers real-time communication, ensuring swift action on safety concerns. It streamlines and improves employee safety, empowering safety managers to proactively mitigate risks and drive a safer work environment.
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Audits and Inspections
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Training Tracker
Our Training Tracking solution simplifies the complexities of safety training scheduling. Build out training curriculums by site, role or project and rely on automated training reminders and renewals.
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Fatigue Management
Our proactive Fatigue Management solution uses a game-like quiz to identify when your people are struggling with alertness, a leading indicator of fatigue.
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Manufacturing
Our safety software empowers the manufacturing industry to create safer, healthier, and more productive workspaces. We help you to truly become the guardian of your workforce's safety, protecting the backbone of your organization from the risks that could grind your progress to a halt.
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Construction and Engineering
Our safety management solution was built to manage all elements of Workplace Health and Safety that are unique to the Construction Industry including safety processes for workers that travel or work alone, with a comprehensive Safety Management Platform.
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Transport and Logistics
We help Transport and Logistics companies to streamline incident reporting, real-time monitoring of drivers, enhance compliance management, and enable data-driven decision-making. Experience a safer and more efficient operation with SafetyIQ.
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Health and Community Services
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Cybersecurity Systems in Modern Manufacturing

In today's digital age, cybersecurity has become increasingly important in every sector, especially in modern manufacturing systems. Cybersecurity refers to the measures taken to protect computer networks, devices, and sensitive information from unauthorized access, theft, or damage. Modern manufacturing systems are those that employ advanced technologies like the Internet of Things (IoT), cloud computing, robotics, and automation to improve operational efficiency, reduce costs, and increase productivity.

The importance of cybersecurity in modern manufacturing systems cannot be overstated. These systems handle sensitive data such as customer information, financial records, and proprietary designs, and any breach of security could lead to severe consequences. In addition to the financial costs, cyber-attacks can result in a loss of trust from customers, regulatory fines, and legal action.

The Fortinet "2021 State of Operational Technology and Cybersecurity Report" shows that the manufacturing industry is highly vulnerable to cyber-attacks. According to the report, 90% of manufacturers experienced at least one cyber incident in the past year, while 63% had three or more incidents.

Furthermore, the integration of IoT devices and operational technology (OT) in modern manufacturing systems has created new entry points for cybercriminals to exploit. Cybersecurity breaches can also result in operational disruptions and downtime, leading to significant losses in productivity and revenue.

Given these risks, it is imperative that manufacturers take cybersecurity seriously and implement measures to safeguard their systems. This may include regular risk assessments, employee training and awareness campaigns, developing and implementing cybersecurity policies, regularly testing and updating security systems, and partnering with cybersecurity experts.

In addition to mitigating risks, investing in cybersecurity can have other benefits for modern manufacturing systems. For example, implementing secure remote access to manufacturing systems can improve operational efficiency by allowing employees to monitor and adjust operations from anywhere. Secure cloud-based systems can also enable collaboration between manufacturers and their partners, leading to increased innovation and efficiency.

Cybersecurity Risks in Manufacturing Systems

Manufacturing systems, like any other technology-driven system, are vulnerable to cyber-attacks. These attacks can take many forms and result in significant financial and operational losses. These threats can be external or internal, and they can come in many forms. Some common types of cybersecurity risks in manufacturing systems include malware, phishing, ransomware, insider threats, and vulnerabilities in IoT and operational technology (OT) systems.

Types of Cybersecurity Risks

  • Malware is a type of software that is designed to infiltrate computer systems and cause damage or steal information. In manufacturing systems, malware can be used to shut down equipment, steal intellectual property, or cause other types of damage.
  • Phishing is a type of cyber-attack where attackers use emails or other communication methods to trick individuals into revealing sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, or financial data. Phishing attacks can be particularly damaging in manufacturing systems, where attackers can use stolen credentials to gain access to critical systems.
  • Ransomware is a type of malware that is designed to encrypt a victim's files or systems, rendering them unusable. Attackers then demand a ransom payment in exchange for the decryption key. In manufacturing systems, ransomware attacks can cause significant disruption to operations and lead to financial losses.
  • Insider threats refer to the risks posed by employees or other insiders with access to critical systems or data. These individuals may intentionally or unintentionally cause damage to the system or steal sensitive information.
  • IoT and Operational Technology (OT) vulnerabilities. IoT and OT devices are increasingly being used in modern manufacturing systems to improve operational efficiency. However, these devices can also be a significant cybersecurity risk if not properly secured. Attackers can exploit vulnerabilities in these devices to gain access to critical systems or steal sensitive information.

To mitigate these risks, manufacturers should implement comprehensive cybersecurity strategies that include regular risk assessments, employee training, and awareness campaigns, developing and implementing cybersecurity policies, regularly testing and updating security systems, and partnering with cybersecurity experts. By doing so, manufacturers can reduce the risk of cyber-attacks and protect their systems from potential damage.

Best Practices for Cybersecurity in Manufacturing Systems

Protecting modern manufacturing systems from cyber-attacks requires a comprehensive cybersecurity strategy. In this section, we'll take a closer look at some best practices that manufacturers can follow to safeguard their systems.

Identification and assessment of risks

The first step in any effective cybersecurity strategy is to identify and assess the risks that modern manufacturing systems face. This includes conducting regular risk assessments to identify potential vulnerabilities in the system, evaluating the likelihood and potential impact of each risk, and prioritizing risk mitigation efforts accordingly.

Regular employee training and awareness campaigns

Human error is a common cause of cybersecurity breaches. To mitigate this risk, it's essential to provide regular training and awareness campaigns to all employees who have access to critical systems or data. This should include training on password management, identifying phishing attacks, and other best practices for cybersecurity.

Developing and implementing cybersecurity policies

Cybersecurity policies should be developed and implemented to ensure that all employees are aware of the risks and responsibilities associated with accessing and managing critical systems and data. These policies should be regularly reviewed and updated to reflect changes in technology, regulations, and the threat landscape.

Regular testing and updating of security systems

Security systems should be regularly tested and updated to ensure that they are effective in mitigating potential risks. This includes testing for vulnerabilities and weaknesses in the system, updating software and hardware as needed, and implementing patches and other security updates.

Partnering with cybersecurity experts

Finally, manufacturers should consider partnering with cybersecurity experts who can provide guidance and support in developing and implementing effective cybersecurity strategies. This may include conducting regular audits of the system, identifying and addressing potential vulnerabilities, and providing ongoing training and support to employees.

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