Cybersecurity in Operational Technology

Navigating the complex realm of cybersecurity specific to operational technology is of paramount importance in today’s digital landscape. The report titled “Cybersecurity in Operational Technology: 7 Insights You Need to Know”, sponsored by Tenable and independently researched by the Ponemon Institute, offers a deep dive into this critical domain. Published in March 2019, this study is based on a survey of 701 professionals in OT sector organizations, providing firsthand insights into the current state of cybersecurity. Despite the concerted efforts of security teams striving towards the shared objective of safeguarding OT and IoT infrastructure from potential downtime, the results indicate a significant gap in achieving desired outcomes. It’s not due to a lack of effort, but rather highlights the challenges that these teams face in their pursuit.