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By Richard Hill

How to get a Grip on OT Cybersecurity

With the increasing demand for more connectivity, Operational Technology (OT) organizations will need to become more interconnected with IT over time. The convergence of IT and OT is inevitable, so get started now on getting a grip on your OT Cybersecurity.
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1 Executive Summary

Operational Technology (OT) and Information Technology (IT) has evolved along two seemingly different paths over time. OT with its primary focus on a ...

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2 Analysis

Within industrial companies, computer systems generally are segmented into two broad categories: operational systems used to control industrial proces ...

With the introduction of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), both SCADA and IIoT Systems will coexist for some time into the future. IIoT Systems ha ...

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3 Recommendations

Taking steps now to facilitate the implementation of IT security best practices into OT environments will go a long way in helping with the digital tr ...

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