Key Findings on the State of Operational Technology and Cybersecurity

By Alain Penel, Regional Vice President – Middle East, Fortinet. Operational technology (OT) refers to the hardware and software used to run industrial control systems (ICS), such as SCADA, that serve as the foundation of various areas of critical infrastructure. This includes industries that are essential to public safety and well-being, including power plants, manufacturing, water utilities, healthcare, transit, and more. OT differs from traditional IT systems due to the processes and systems that must be incorporated to effectively manage production and resource development systems, including engines, valves, sensors, and even robotics, that are common to critical infrastructure environments but may be … Continue reading Key Findings on the State of Operational Technology and Cybersecurity