For modern industrial control systems (ICSs), cybersecurity involves technologies and user best practices. Four cybersecurity fundamentals are highlighted.
Analysis of past attacks in the throwback attack series, attacks on operational technology assets, industrial malware, industrial ransomware and physical plant damage beyond computers are among leading topics of industrial cybersecurity interest in 2021.
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Having an OT/IT convergence strategy is essential to OT cybersecurity.
ICS security programs need to be evaluated periodically; the evaluation process should be formalized and repeatable.
Bridging the gaps between information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) can improve performance on the floor and reduce risks to operations.
Many cybersecurity steps are simple, but they must be done
The history of industrial information technology (IT) set the stage for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and digital transformation; keep it safe with cybersecurity best practices.
Manufacturers should take time to delve deeper into the needs and goals of the organization while considering associated risks.
A power service company and system integrator collaborated to merge information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) to create a secure platform for the power service company’s operations in Chile.