OT

Ransomware Increase Highlights Need for Better IT, OT Security

IT networks tend to get all the attention for cybersecurity, but operational technology (OT) and the supply chain are at increasing risk of cyberattacks. Manufacturing security needs to deploy a more holistic ...
Security Boulevard

CEOs Will Be Personally Liable for Cyber-Physical Security Incidents by 2024

Digital attack attempts in industrial environments are on the rise. In February 2020, IBM X-Force reported that it had observed a 2,000% increase in the attempts by threat actors to target Industrial ...
OT

Cybercriminals Shift Tactics Against OT Networks

Most of the focus on security during the COVID-19 pandemic has been on employees working from home, accessing applications in the cloud or running on local servers in an office. However, a ...
Security Boulevard

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 Zones that Require Network Security for Industrial Remote Access

By now, we have a good understanding of what secure remote access (SRA) is and why organizations might choose to enable it for their OT environments. We also know that securing IT-OT ...

Joint “CYPRES” Report on Incident Response Released by FERC

Earlier this month, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) published a joint report entitled “Cyber Planning Response and Recovery Study” (CYPRES) in partnership with the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) and ...

Being Cyber Resilient Is Critical for the Maritime Industry

Cyber-attacks against maritime and shipping organizations are only increasing. Notwithstanding the IMO’s requirement for organizations in this sector to achieve cyber resilience by 2021, more and more entities are being crippled by ...

How IT-OT Security Has Changed in the Wake of COVID-19

After the global outbreak of coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), organizations quickly transitioned to remote work in order to enforce social distancing and to keep their employees safe. But this work-from-home arrangement opened up ...

Secure Remote Access: Why It’s Important and How to Do It Right

COVID-19 forced organizations all over the world to transition their employees to a work-from-home policy. That change came at a time when organizations’ connected infrastructure is more complex than ever. Such complexity ...
Ship Bridge

The Biggest Challenges and Best Practices to Mitigate Risks in Maritime Cybersecurity

Ships are increasingly using systems that rely on digitalization, integration, and automation, which call for cyber risk management on board. As technology continues to develop, the convergence of information technology (IT) and ...