Articles by tag: OT

As Technology Convergence Accelerates, Device Security Has To Be Treated Like a “Socio-Technical” Issue

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  As our society continues to advance technologically, there’s been an increasing need for robust security. This downstream effect from technology evolution to security strategies is being exacerbated by an accelerated technology convergence between IT and OT tech, teams, and networks. Info-Tech Research Group has released a new report emphasizing the need to…

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The Convergence of IT and OT Systems Requires a Complete Reassessment of Security

This world of digital transformation means the convergence of Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT) has opened up unprecedented opportunities for operational efficiency. However, this utopia comes with its own Pandora’s box: more vulnerabilities that attract hackers. The antiquated strategy of top notch technologies for security is no longer sufficient. What’s needed is…

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IT and OT Convergence is Raising “Cultural and Political” Obstacles for Successful Teamwork

In an increasingly interconnected digital landscape, the convergence of Operational Technology (OT) and Information Technology (IT) isn’t just beneficial—it’s crucial. These two domains within software and technology have historically operated in parallel universes: OT, with its prolonged network lifespans and infrequent updates, contrasted with the dynamic and ever-evolving IT. However, the walls that…

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The Need to Protect Critical Infrastructure with Cybersecurity for IoT and OT

With the growing threat of cyberattacks on critical U.S. infrastructure, is the government prepared? A December 1, 2022, report released by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) called for immediate action on cybersecurity for IoT and OT-connected devices to provide better security for critical infrastructure vulnerable to today’s sophisticated cyber threats. The report indicates 16…

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Making a Connection: IT and OT: Can These Two Great Tastes Taste Great Together?

A growing challenge for businesses across industries is the convergence of IT and OT. How is the merging of these two traditionally separate areas impacting the IT workforce now also managing OT networks? For insights on the common challenges and the opportunities that this transition poses for IT professionals to shine, Making a Connection spoke…

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Parabellum: Attack on US Critical Infrastructure and the Post Mortem of an IT/OT Attack

Tony Rowan, Cyberbit Cybersecurity Architect, provided a deep-dive into the Grizzly Steppe campaign which targeted critical infrastructure networks in North America. Rowan introduced the discussion with an overview of Cyberbit, before he launched into some examples of several attacks on OT (Operational Technology) networks over the last few years. Rowan provided a kill chain…

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Parabellum: OT Security Starts with Visibility, Solving Technology and Organizational Blindspots

In this webinar from February 2019, Sharon Rosenman, Cyberbit’s VP of Marketing was joined by Alon Nachmany, Cyberbit ICS Security Expert, and Cecil Pineda, former CISO of DFW Airport and CISO/Managing Director of Cyber Watch Systems. This webinar took participants through an overview of OT visibility and challenges, presented a CISO Case Study on…

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Aligning, Appraising, and Simplifying Scientific Data Strengthens Promotional Claims
June 20, 2024

The pharmaceutical industry faces the challenge of converting complex medical and scientific information into clear, effective promotional claims. This process is critical as it balances the need for accurate scientific communication with the requirement for impactful marketing. The stakes are high, as promotional materials must adhere to stringent regulatory standards while also appealing to…

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Defining Goals, Leveraging Technology, and Planning Ahead are Essential for Successful Promotional Review Meetings
June 20, 2024

Today’s fast-paced business environment demands effective review of promotional content. Ensuring all promotional materials are compliant, accurate, and impactful has become crucial. This necessity has given rise to structured promotional review meetings, a trend essential for maintaining quality and compliance in marketing efforts. These meetings facilitate collaboration, ensure adherence to regulatory standards, and help…

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Moving Forward with Fans First
June 20, 2024

In a compelling conversation on fostering innovation within corporate culture, Jesse Cole of the Savannah Bananas highlights the importance of embracing change as a tool for continuous improvement. Cole underscores that change should not be seen as change for its own sake but as an essential part of striving to better serve customers and…

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Achieving Work-Life Balance and Emotional Sobriety with Matt Seefeld
June 20, 2024

This episode of the Growthwell podcast, hosted by Josh Byrd, focuses on achieving a meaningful work-life balance. The discussion examines trends and personal strategies for balancing professional growth and individual well-being. This episode is particularly relevant in post-COVID work dynamics and the increasing importance of mental health. This episode’s guest is Matt Seefeld, EVP…

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Parabellum: OT Cybersecurity for a Power Plant, a CISO Case Study
November 9, 2019

Edy Almer, VP of Products, Cyberbit, and Yoav Sagi, Infrastructure Manager and CISO, OPC Energy conducted a CISO case study webinar on cybersecurity for power plants. Sagi conducted a major portion of the webinar presentation. He outlined the main concern for power plants, which is the ability to maintain continual electricity production. Sagi also…

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