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Is Defense in Depth Still Relevant for OT?

Evolution, Not Revolution Over the last 10 years there has been increasing awareness across all industrial sectors, that cyber criminals are looking for additional victims. Companies have worked with their IT groups and their OEM vendors to implement basic security controls such as perimeter firewalls, anti-virus and systems patching. But is this enough? The answer …

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Software Defined Networking – “The Next Big Thing in OT”

“Software Defined Networking(SDN) is the next big thing in OT”. That’s what Dave Whitehead, CEO of Schweitzer Engineering Labs told me when I asked why SEL has invested in Veracity Industrial Networks. As we continued our discussion it became clear that not much has evolved in the OT networking space over the last 10-15 years. …

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The Industrial Sector: The Most Targeted, The Least Prepared

With the prolonged conflict between Russia and Ukraine, cyberattacks remain a prominent concern for many experts. [redacted] CTO Matt Georgy even wrote an article for Forbes discussing this topic as a cyber version of the Cold War. Among the areas most at risk is the industrial sector. Although there have been responses, including the “Shields …

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Veracity Industrial Networks Expands Leadership Team with Announcement of New CEO

Veteran CEO Jim Crowley tapped to lead the company’s growth in the industrial network security market ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN – August 2, 2022 — Veracity Industrial Networks, a developer of Industrial Software Defined Networking (SDN) -based technology for operational networks, announced today that it is expanding its leadership team with the addition of Jim Crowley as the …

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Developing a Proactive Cybersecurity Strategy for OT

The age of digitalization for industrial companies is here. As more and more facilities transition their operations to this setup, they must undertake one essential mission. That task is to develop a proactive cybersecurity strategy for OT. Why is this so important? And what are some suggestions for doing so? Let’s dive in. IT-OT Integration …

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Protecting the Energy that Fuels our Nation

Around a year ago, a central energy operator in the Queensland region of Australia experienced a detrimental incident that left nearly 470,000 homes and businesses across the area without power. A number of functions were affected down to the traffic lights. Situations like this can come with dangerous consequences. And they are certainly not unique …

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Lessons Learned and What’s Ahead for Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity

According to OCCRP, a recent study conducted by Norwegian risk management firm DNV found that more than half of energy professionals surveyed “believe cyberattacks on the industry in the near future will result in a loss of life and many companies are not doing enough to protect themselves.” While focused on the energy sector, this …

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