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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Navigating Careers in HVAC: Jason Saunders’ Journey to the Top
February 27, 2024

On this episode of “Straight Outta Crumpton,” hosts Greg Crumpton and Gabrielle Bar explore the dynamic careers in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC). They have a chat with Jason Saunders, the President of Indoor Environmental Services, about his extraordinary journey from a high school graduate to a top executive in the field. Saunders […]

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JUST THINKING…Talking CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT with Lesli Laughter
February 27, 2024

Innovative planning and continuous improvement in education stands at the forefront of school improvement, a strategic linchpin that propels institutions toward a future of achievement and excellence. At the heart of this transformation is adopting a continuous improvement mindset, where educators and administrators constantly seek better strategies and outcomes for their students. Just Thinking […]

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Lithium-Ion Breakthroughs Promise a Greener Road Ahead for EVs
February 26, 2024

In sustainable transportation, the conversation often pivots to the technology powering our journey toward a greener future. At the heart of this dialogue is the evolution of battery technology, particularly lithium-ion batteries, which have become a cornerstone for electric vehicles (EVs). Dr. Veronika Wright also known as Electrified Veronika™ offers a glimpse into the […]

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Securing School Campuses: Harnessing Innovative Technologies
Securing School Campuses: Harnessing Innovative Technologies
February 26, 2024

In the ever-evolving landscape of school security, Adam Coughran, President of Safe Kids Inc., emphasizes the importance of innovative technologies and strategies to safeguard students, teachers, and staff. From visitor management systems to advanced surveillance technology, educational institutions are continuously seeking new ways to enhance security measures and respond effectively to potential threats. One […]

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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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