operational technology

A Long-Term Relationship: The Marriage of the System Integrator and Industrial Software

A recent Power Engineering article opened by bringing us back to 2015. Even before there was the ongoing turmoil that we face today with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, that year marked a significant event unto itself. A series of outages impacted nearly a quarter of a million people when the Russian state-sponsored group known as …

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From the Plant Floor Up – The Importance of Cybersecurity in Operational Technology (OT)

Kicking off a recent episode of the “Into the Breach” podcast, Mitch Mayne stated, “Attacks on operational technology (OT) — the systems that control industrial equipment, processes and events — were once the domain of Hollywood, which roll out special-effect-ridden disaster movies about nuclear power meltdowns, collapsed power grids and poisoned water systems,” but now …

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Russian Ukrainian Conflict Ignites Security Concerns

The Concern Over Ransomware While not a new issue, ransomware has certainly been plaguing the minds of cybersecurity experts as of lately. A recent report from Mandiant’s threat intelligence team supported some of the fears around these attacks when it confirmed that ransomware campaigns do pose risks to the exposure of operational technology (OT) information. …

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