MFG TMW Podcast


Ken Fanger, On Technology Partners

With more than 30-years’ experience in cybersecurity and information technology systems management

Ken Fanger, On Technology Partners

and design, Ken Fanger, president of On Technology Partners, helps companies design, plan and implement cybersecurity, disaster recovery, and business continuity systems.
While his current focus is on the manufacturing sector, Ken has supported pharmaceutical, legal, medical, nonprofit, and government organizations to better understand their work/process flow and develop strategies to meet their goals. 

Information about the Ohio Small Business Development Center (SBDC) free cyber security consulting grant mentioned during the podcast is available at this link.

Keywords: cybersecurity, NIST 800-171 requirements, ransomware, Industry 4.0
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Manufacturing Tomorrow is a podcast series brought to you by the Ohio Manufacturing Institute at The Ohio State University. Featuring the perspectives of manufacturing leaders, we focus on the advanced manufacturing innovations, solutions and partnerships that exist in our region now and that will propel industry in the future.

Our guests include the unsung heroes of advanced manufacturing, from company C-suite executives and engineers to industry-facing academics, supportive government agencies and regional economic development organizations. Interviews cover the latest topics on products, processes – and groundbreaking relationships –the best manufacturers engage in to infuse entrepreneurialism in their daily operations.

Our mission is threefold: to provide a voice to small and large manufacturers, educate the public on the value of manufacturing innovation to the U.S. economy, and showcase how Ohio’s technology resource support providers (e.g., higher education, technical centers, and MEPs) boost advanced manufacturing solutions. We ask guest speakers about what catalysts are needed to collaborate on new products and processes, how to reduce academic-industry barriers, and the types of technical resources that can truly bolster manufacturing productivity. 

A special thanks for production support goes to Eric French at WOSU and Thomas Evans, Ohio State Media Services. Do you have a guest suggestion for MFG TMW? Please contact Kathryn Kelley, executive producer, at
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