Operational technology news stories
Forescout reveals top vulnerabilities impacting OT vendors
Forescout’s Vedere Labs has disclosed OT: ICEFALL, naming 56 vulnerabilities affecting devices from 10 operational technology vendors.
New survey uncovers critical OT security challenges
While industrial control environments continue to be a target for cyber criminals, there are widespread gaps in industrial security.
Fortinet responds to Govt legislation with appointment in Aus
Murphy's role will focus on assisting building cyber resilience for operational technology (OT) and helping orgs to achieve strong outcomes for OT security.
Capgemini report shows strong reliance on digital twins
According to a new report by Capgemini Research Institute, 60% of businesses in major sectors rely on digital twins to improve operational performance.
Siemens uses Zscaler to advance digital transformation in OT
Zscaler and Siemens say their new partnership will help customers with Operational Technology infrastructures to accelerate their secure digital transformation goals.
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Legislative compliance requires privileged access management
Australia's Security Legislation Amendment (Critical Infrastructure) Act 2021, extends cybersecurity provisions to data, finance, water, energy, and more.
Access4 elevates customer experience with latest release
Access4 has strengthened its SASBOSS provisioning and management platform with the latest iCall Suite call analytics powered by Tollring.
Transforming business operations with broadband push-to-talk service
Are you pressed to meet higher growth targets, needing more business opportunities but hampered by shrinking operational budgets?
Effective vulnerability management in OT environments starts with asset discovery
As cyber adversaries who target industrial facilities continuously pick apart weaknesses in operational technology (OT) environments to orchestrate their attacks, the need grows by the day for enterprises to evolve their OT vulnerability management practices.
Honeywell and Acalvio Technologies launch shared solution to stop zero-day attacks
Honeywell and Acalvio Technologies have launched a new solution designed to detect known and unknown (zero-day) attacks across the operational technology (OT) environments in commercial buildings.
Manufacturers struggle to close security gaps as they undergo digital transformation
“Manufacturers face a growing need for security tools to ensure seamless operations and defend themselves against attacks that can cause downtime, financial loss and reputational damage."
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Business intelligence and analytics top use case of edge computing, IDC finds
"Industries such as manufacturing are already recognising the impact that edge resources are having on operational efficiency and improved product quality."
Ivanti adds capabilities to Velocity framework to support supply chain customers
"Ivanti Velocity connects use case scenarios that centre around inbound and outbound as well as in areas that are beyond the four walls, allowing for operational excellence.”
What is OT security and how does it differ from IT security?
Let’s consider what OT is, its relationship with IT, and the common problems people experience in working with it.
TIBCO rolls out analytics and data science innovations
“We designed all our latest enhancements to be immersive, smart, and real time, with an ongoing mission to help everyone leverage the limitless power of data, yielding insights at the speed of thought.”
OT vulnerabilities grew significantly in 2021 — report
The spike in new threats is putting vital critical infrastructure at risk, according to Skybox Security.
Siemens and Zscaler partner to bring zero trust to operational tech
"Together, Siemens and Zscaler are now bringing the benefits of zero trust to OT environments, thereby increasing control and protection mechanisms for all technology assets, including in production environments."
Forescout uncovers 14 major OT vulnerabilities, impacting millions of critical infrastructure devices
Forescout Research Labs and JFrog Security Research have disclosed a set of 14 new vulnerabilities affecting operational technology (OT) devices.
Cyber attackers will have weaponised operational technology environments to harm or kill humans - Gartner
"Security and risk management leaders should be more concerned about real world hazards to humans and the environment, rather than information theft."
New release from Claroty looks to improve industrial network security
Claroty Edge equips customers to discover a complete OT, IoT, and IIoT global asset inventory, as well as identify and manage the vulnerabilities and risks affecting those assets.
Fortinet appoints new director of operation technology for A/NZ
Fortinet has appointed a new director of operational technology (OT) solutions in a bid to extend offerings to Australian and New Zealand customers.
IntegrationWorks launches OT to IT networks connector
PI Historian on MuleSoft’s Anypoint Platform connects operational technology networks with information technology networks.
Enhancing operational efficiency to drive preventative maintenance
In part three of a three-part series, Nozomi Networks cybersecurity strategist Vincent Liu unveils how to capture the benefits of asset visibility to enhance operational efficiency and take measured steps towards preventive maintenance.
Incorporating OT for a holistic cybersecurity transformation
In part two of a three-part series, Nozomi Networks cybersecurity strategist Vincent Liu details the importance of integrating OT into the security operations centre, and why it is no longer optional for critical infrastructure companies and enterprises across Asia.