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Risk management

To manage their profit margins, companies need to have a laser focus on three primary components of product costs: materials, overhead and labor. Some are effectively hedging key materials to mitigate price fluctuations while others are investing in robotics and other equipment to produce products more quickly and efficiently. In addition, manufacturers must balance the continuous challenge of attracting and retaining skilled labor with the implementation of newer technologies. 

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Assess your IT security threat level

A baseline security self-assessment can give management an understanding of data security threats—and the likelihood of those threats occurring.

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Manufacturers should prepare for different types of cyberattacks

There are no silver bullets to protect against incidents and there is no one-size-fits-all approach to developing and implementing security controls.

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Data analytics is a powerful fraud prevention and policy enforcement tool

Data analytics should be a key weapon in every company’s fraud protection arsenal. Learn how companies can use that data to identify fraud.

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Implementing a proactive data security plan: The 3 stages of a data breach

Every business is vulnerable to a potential data breach, and companies must implement proactive strategies to prepare for, and react to, an incident.

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Three ways to identify and combat vendor fraud

Vendor fraud can take several forms in any organization. Learn three practices to help detect and prevent fraud in your vendor management process.

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