The key to NERC-CIP compliance and threat protection for power utilities
As critical infrastructure, power utilities cannot afford to be at risk. They must maintain compliance with regulatory requirements, particularly NERC-CIP.
Three requirements to securely connect your industrial network
Learn more on how to securely connect your industrial network with these three steps.
Securing industrial IoT: the missing piece to the puzzle
When industrial organizations connect their operational environment to the network as part of their IoT initiatives, their technology landscape grows. However, much like a puzzle, organizations often find there’s a missing piece that’s preventing anyone from seeing the full picture of this new landscape. Without that missing piece, the entire landscape is at risk. Security […]
IT Business Analyst, Hailey Thompson shares how her team turned one giving back opportunity into two when they realized four-legged friends were in need of some supplies too!
A recipe for industrial security: A dash of IT, a pinch of OT, and a sprinkle of SOC
I like to cook. And if you enjoy it, too, you know that sharing the kitchen can bring a set of challenges. The more cooks there are in the kitchen, the more things can become contentious. But, if one person works on an appetizer, another on the main course, and a third on dessert, the […]
The four-step journey to securing the industrial network
Just as the digitization and increasing connectivity of business processes has enlarged the attack surface of the IT environment, so too has the digitization and increasing connectivity of industrial processes broadened the attack surface for industrial control networks. Though they share this security risk profile, the operational technology (OT) environment is very different from that […]
From outside-in to inside-out: My take on IoT
At IDC I co-founded a practice that studied the three dimensions of IoT: industry technology platforms, industry verticals and industry geographies. As an industry analyst, I had a front-row ticket to the IoT market and continually witnessed incredible innovations. Like many other experts, I kept my seatbelt buckled for what we expected to be IoT’s […]
How to secure the modern utility grid
Utilities are embracing modernization efforts to increase efficiency and reliability and enable renewable energy. But there’s another trend utilities must account for: cyberattacks. Attacks in July of 2019 against the US and in December of 2015 against the Ukraine power grid proved that a cyberattack can take utilities offline, endangering lives and incurring significant financial […]
Cisco Cyber Vision: Under the hood
It’s an exciting time for organizations that are migrating to Industry 4.0. Over the last few decades, industrial control systems (ICS) have enabled modern industrial automation. Today, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies present new opportunities to increase operational efficiency and launch a new generation of industrial products and services. But first, organizations must address […]