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Part II – Empower Your IT/OT Convergence with Genians Next-Gen NAC Capabilities

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, [...]

2019-02-22T08:30:40-05:00May 9th, 2018|Tags: , |

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 [...]

2019-02-22T08:30:40-05:00May 8th, 2018|Tags: , |

Staying Ahead of the IoT Security Curve With Reimaged NAC

The dramatic influx of IoT and other network-connected devices requires a radical new approach to management and security Download Now International Data Corp. forecasts that approximately 80 billion devices will be connected to the Internet by 2020, up from 11 billion today. This flood of internet of things (IoT) is expected to transform [...]

2019-02-25T08:00:38-05:00August 3rd, 2017|Tags: |

Four steps for IoT Initiatives to protect your network

We are well into an age of decentralization. Our offices are decentralized. We work all over the country and sometimes the world. Main offices, satellite offices, and the use of contractors are standard practice. Our workers are decentralized. They work in those offices or from their own homes. Sometimes they work from coffee shops. And [...]

2019-09-27T09:03:27-04:00January 5th, 2017|Tags: , |

How Network Access Control (NAC) Evolves to Respond to Increasingly Complex Problems in the IoT era

Every industry experiences trends. One usually thinks of musical tastes or fashion choices, but even the world of IT security goes through phases. Let’s go back about ten years or so and remember what the IT landscape looked like at the time. Way back in 2006, we started seeing a shift that in 2016 seems almost [...]

2019-09-27T09:04:01-04:00December 9th, 2016|Tags: , |