Recently, IT and OT networks have started to combine, which allows control of OT operations remotely through IT networks. That makes controlling OT more efficient, but also brings the host of IT cybersecurity problems over to the OT side, where there are few protections to stop them. This has created an increasingly dangerous situation where cyber attackers can physically hurt systems, infrastructure or even people.
Several experts in this field gave their thoughts about the problem and possible solutions at a recent roundtable discussion. Inside this whitepaper, get the key points they made about keeping OT safe.