Manufacturing Extension Partnership makes cybersecurity less daunting

Cybersecurity requirements such as the DFARS 252.204-7012 clause or NIST 800-171 framework may sound daunting, but they don’t have to be.

The Ohio MEP network has economically efficient solutions for Ohio small and medium enterprises, manufacturers, and government contractors looking to achieve cybersecurity compliance and/or increase their cyber hygiene.

Consider these recent statistics*

  • 43% of all cyber-attacks are aimed at small businesses
  • in most cases, it takes companies about 6 months to detect a data breach
  • 85% of all attachments emailed daily are harmful for their intended recipients
  • in 2017, 61% of data breach victims were companies with less than 1000 employees

For more information on how the Ohio MEP can assist you, contact:
Dorinda Byers, byers.18@osu.edu
Mick Whitt, 740.289.2071 x 252, whitt.124@osu.edu
Kelly O’Bryant, 740.289.2071 x 235, obryant.6@osu.edu
Jamey Dixon, 740.856.6340 mobile, jamey.dixon@manfacturingsuccess.org
*Sources: Cisco, Symantec, Small Business Trends, ZD Net