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North Carolina—A Great State for Manufacturing

Manufacturing. It has been the backbone of North Carolina’s economy since the 1880’s when textile mills began to flourish in the state. After the Civil War, the owner of the modern day Charlotte Observer, D. A. Tompkins, served as a spokesperson for the New South...

A Closer Look at NIST 800-171: The Security Assessment Family

The twelfth family in the NIST 800-171 standard is Security Assessment. This family addresses the effectiveness of your cybersecurity processes and procedures.   Why is Security Assessment important? Cybersecurity threats change over time. We must be ready to...

A Closer Look at NIST 800-171: The Risk Assessment Family

The Risk Assessment family is the eleventh family in the NIST 800-171 standard. This family addresses the proactive testing of systems and processes.   Why is Risk Assessment important? Sure, cybersecurity is important to our business. But, what is it that we...

7 Ideas To Help You Create a Manufacturing Blog

Maintaining an active and engaging blog on your company’s website is a great way to increase customer engagement. Organizations that blog receive 97% more links to their webpage resulting in more online traffic. Not only can a blog improve your thought leadership in...

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