3D Printing 


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The technology behind 3D printing has been in use since the 1990s, but recent advancements lowering costs and improving outputs have pushed their usage into the mainstream of manufacturing. Known as “additive manufacturing,” because it builds up layers of materials instead of removing them to make the final product, 3D printing is making inroads into not only commercial engineering, design and manufacturing, but also home hobby and craft rooms.

This FREE ISACA Tech Brief: 3D Printing provides a basic understanding of the combination of technologies that work together to develop and manufacture three-dimensional objects—usually accompanied by valuable reductions in cost and time to produce. Many industries are already leveraging the advantages of 3D printing, and new uses are being developed rapidly.

Learn about the unique risks of using 3D printed parts and well as the cybersecurity considerations for preserving files, products and intellectual property. Every enterprise needs to develop a clear strategy for using 3D printers—gain insights and download your FREE copy today.

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The complimentary Tech Brief series is designed to offer a high-level overview of an emerging or burgeoning technology for those unfamiliar or unaware of the subject. Practitioners can use these reports to help non-IT professionals and stakeholders with their basic understanding of the topics covered.