Converged OT/IT teams can ensure stronger defenses in the face of challenges posed by external cyberattacks, outmoded network and edge security, and internal data misuse by either ambivalent or malicious insiders. As ICS platforms better interface with IT systems securely, organizations can realize the benefits of improved assets management and operational visibility across converging OT/IT infrastructure.


A Simple, Secure and Scalable Solution for IT/OT Convergence

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Friday, August 25, 2017

With over 25 years of working in industrial automation and controls in the manufacturing and utility industries, I’ve seen a variety of industry trends, problems, and associated solutions come and go. Most recently, I’ve noticed an increasing urgency in the need to protect critical assets from...

Network Convergence: Aligning IT and OT Has Never Been Easier

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

A potential customer recently told me a frightening story. The IT department spent weeks planning, and configuring the IP network for new high-speed printers in the finance department. When they went to install the printers, all they received was a networking error. Simultaneously, across campus,...