Converging and integrating OT and IT therefore often requires a “modernization” effort to bring legacy OT systems up-to-date so they can safely be connected to an enterprise’s network without compromising overall systems availability and business continuity. Most legacy OT systems will require some level of upgrading or outright replacement in order to be manageable, secure,
Part 1 – The age-old separation of IT and OT (Operational Technology) has begun to erode with the emergence of IoT
Over the past few years, we have heard a great deal about the rapidly emerging revolution in the Internet of Things (IoT). Indeed, major analysts like Gartner and Forrester have predicted that we are now in the process of moving from some 10 billion network-connected IoT devices to approximately 25 billion in the next 3
The goal of every IT administrator is to not only recognize technological trends but to get out ahead of them in order to protect their company’s assets. Anyone who has worked in the IT security space for the last decade recognizes the direction that organizations are moving in when it comes to hardware and personnel.
It’s no secret that network security is a high priority subject for firms of all sizes. Whether it’s a small business with a single IT manager who wears many hats or a multinational corporation with a vast network spread out over many locations, security is a challenge that must be met head on. Some smaller
Being an IT manager is all about navigating uncertainty. Needing to stay on top of the latest tools, threats, and technologies is a full-time job in and of itself, to say nothing of needing to consistently monitor your network. With more and more devices accessing a corporation’s network, establishing a sufficient security solution has never