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February 2023

The February 2023 edition of Smart Manufacturing is now available as a digital magazine. Links to individual articles are below.


Cybersecurity Smart Factory

As Smart Factory Security Improves… Vigilance is Key

February 14, 2023
Proliferation of cyber threats puts manufacturers at risk
By Karen Haywood Queen Contributing Editor, SME Media
Lawyer Townsend L. Bourne moderates a panel during the Coalition for Government Procurement’s Spring Training Conference in June.

Navigating Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) 2.0

February 9, 2023
DoD steps up cyber safety rules for suppliers
Ilene Wolff
By Ilene Wolff Contributing Editor, SME Media
Wake up, America. According to the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, 90 percent of leading-edge semiconductor manufacturing is now done outside of the U.S., mostly in Asia.

Passing the CHIPS

February 7, 2023
The U.S. government is investing billions into semiconductor research, development, and production. What does it mean for manufacturers?
Kip Hanson
By Kip Hanson Contributing Editor, SME Media
Manufacturing leaders

Cyber Experts Speak

February 13, 2023
The code to a more secure factory
By Karen Haywood Queen Contributing Editor, SME Media

Up Front

Passport to Innovation

Manufacturing USA Update

Field Intelligence

Voices Amplified