How Containers Support the IT-OT Convergence

The worlds of information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) are colliding. In July 2019, Automation.com cited a survey finding where 82% of respondents told Forrester and Nozomi Networks that their organizations ...

3 Areas of Your IT Infrastructure that SCM Can Help to Secure

Gone are the days when security teams could focus all of their efforts on keeping attackers out of the network. There’s no inside or outside anymore. The modern network is porous; it ...
IoT security

IoT and Vendors: How To Stay Safe

The internet of things, or IoT, is growing faster than a weed in the summertime. This catch-all name covers everything from your front door security cameras to factory floor control devices, often ...
Security Boulevard

Zero Trust in the IoT/OT Space

Zero Trust is definitely not new but around for something like 16 years if you look at it. This is, when the Jericho Forum was formally established and Network Access Control architectures ...
manufacturing remote

Manufacturing Also Faces Remote Working Security Risks

Threats to the operational technology network in manufacturing facilities during remote work are high considerations in the time of COVID-19 When talking about security risks due to COVID-19, much of the discussion ...
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Software Trustworthiness Best Practices for IIoT

Software Trustworthiness Best Practices for IIoT

The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) recently released their white paper “Software Trustworthiness Best Practices” which outlines a set of approaches for risk management mitigation for software developed or acquired in Industrial Internet ...
manufacturing remote

Manufacturing: A Rising Target for Cybercriminals

| | cyberattacks, IIoT, iot, manufacturing, OT
Every morning, I start my day by reading email about the latest cybersecurity news. These emails almost always involve data breaches or malware targeting a retail outlet, a restaurant, a healthcare company ...
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Tripwire Survey: Energy IT and OT Pros Collaborating More Effectively on ICS Security

Tripwire Survey: Energy IT and OT Pros Collaborating More Effectively on ICS Security

With most industrial control systems (ICS) now connected to the Internet, energy organizations have had to shift how they think about security. Addressing new digital threats against the Industrial Internet of Things ...
Industrial Cyberattacks

Preparing for Industrial Cyberattacks: Does your Industry Have a Plan?

Imagine having to put rubber boots on to fix the damage from a cyberattack. This act was a reality for researchers at a simulated coal plant in Sweden, where a paid penetration ...