3D Printing Industry Becomes Target for Cybersecurity Concerns

Almost every player in the tech sector is vulnerable to cybersecurity concerns, and the 3D printing market is no exception.

Today, it seems inevitable that cybersecurity concerns will affect every aspect of the tech sector. And, although we haven’t yet heard any headlining stories about cyber attacks in the 3D printing industry, the market isn’t immune to such concerns.

Recently, a report authored by cybersecurity and materials engineers at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, investigated some aspects of the 3D printing process that are most vulnerable to cyber intervention. In particular, the report — published in the Journal of the Minerals, Metals & Materials Society — examined printing orientation and insertion of fine defects. 

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