The manufacturing space relies on a wide range of embedded and proprietary operating systems to maintain smooth operations at high volumes. Many of those systems were not designed with built-in security measures or are managed by third-parties. Such devices offer hackers a tempting attack surface to launch malicious threats against operations. Comprehensive security measures for the entire life cycle of these manufacturing tools and control systems present a challenge.
Procter & Gamble identified a need to innovate in order to passively protect the deployment and operation of deception practices.