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Business and Technology

Key Findings on the State of Operational Technology and Cybersecurity

Hear about key findings from our State of Operational Technology and Cybersecurity Report, learn more about the types of threats facing operational technology, and discover how OT teams can mitigate them.

By FortinetApril 24, 2019

Industry Trends

Addressing Known and Unknown Operational Technology Threats

There is a convergence of technologies that is blurring the lines between the physical and digital worlds, known as cyber-physical systems. And it is transforming the technology systems that support things we don’t usually see, like manufacturing, transportation, energy production and distribution, water and waste management, and city and building automation.

By Rick PetersMarch 14, 2019

Industry Trends

Securing the Industrial Internet of Things in OT Networks

In many organizations, traditional IT and critical Operational Technology (OT) networks are being merged to take advantage of the speed and efficiency of today’s digital marketplace.

By Rick PetersDecember 18, 2018

Industry Trends

The Specialized Security Concerns of OT Networks

As cybercriminals begin to more aggressively target OT devices and systems, basic security measures are increasingly inadequate. OT networks need to evolve to address increasing cyber risk.

By Peter NewtonNovember 05, 2018

Industry Trends

SCADA/ICS Dangers & Cybersecurity Strategies

Nearly 60% of surveyed organizations using SCADA or ICS reported they experienced a breach in those systems in the last year. Here are four tips for making these systems safer.

By Peter NewtonAugust 14, 2018

Industry Trends

Resolving the Challenges of IT-OT Convergence

Success in the new digital economy requires developing integrated networks that are able to seamlessly leverage all available resources, even those ICS/SCADA systems deep inside OT networks.

By John MaddisonJune 21, 2018

Threat Research

Defending Against the New VPNFilter Botnet

A newly reported botnet named VPNFilter targets SCADA/ICS environments by monitoring MODBUS SCADA protocols and exfiltrating website credentials.

By FortiGuard SE TeamMay 23, 2018

Business and Technology

Innovation Insights: Defending Today’s OT Environments

The transition to hyperconnected networks, such as smart cities and connected utility services, is driving the convergence of IT, OT, and IoT networks. To successfully defend these integrated networks, organizations need an architecture that scales across the entire infrastructure to provide unified visibility and control, distributed segmentation, and integrated protection.

By John MaddisonDecember 12, 2017

Business and Technology | Industry Trends

The Importance of Operational Technology (OT) Systems to Maintain a Secure Standard of Living in Today’s Modern Society

The Operational Technology (OT) networks (such as industrial control and supervisory control and data acquisition systems [ICS/SCADA]) that run today’s modern society are a collection of devices designed to work together as an integrated and homogenous system. If one of these systems fails, it can have a catastrophic domino effect. For example, electricity requires telecommunications to transfer information on wheeling power from the electrical grid.

By Ronald Jules Hebert, Jr.December 06, 2017

Industry Trends

Who's Afraid of the Big, Bad Robot?

Tired of hearing about IoT? Me too. I am also tired of AI and the constant specter of intelligent robots and computers that are smarter than us, and that for some reason want to harm us. I prefer the movie Her because I believe that is more likely to represent the future of an AI. They wouldn’t want to compete with us and rule the world. Instead, it seems more likely that they would find us to be a curiosity. And they would probably eventually just lose interest in us and leave. We (and the Earth) would not be able to evolve as fast...

By James CabeJune 13, 2017