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White papers, guides, and ebooks related to cyber security issues for industrial control systems.

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5 Elements to Build a Business Case for OT Cyber Security

One of the biggest challenges industrial organizations face is developing a robust business plan that creates the right momentum, focus and budget to truly make measurable progress against cyber-related threats. The following whitepaper explains an effective, cross-industry approach to create the right commitment across an organization.

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5 Principles for Designing a Successful Governance Model for OT Cyber Security

In today’s large and complex industrial organizations, the right cyber security governance structure depends on the culture and existing model of the rest of the organization, as well as coordination and shared decision-rights across IT, security/risk management, operations, and finance. Download the “5 Principles for Designing a Successful Governance Model for OT Cyber Security” to discover the five guiding principles…

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A CISO’s Guide to Building an OT Cybersecurity Program

How to manage risk in industrial OT environments against key drivers

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The Ultimate Guide to OT Vulnerability Management

OT vulnerability management is seemingly straightforward cyber security process meant to reduce the amount of cyber-related threats and attacks. But it tends to be easier said than done. In this Ultimate Guide to OT Vulnerability Management, we discuss the biggest challenges around vulnerability management and provide actionable recommendations to overcome them for optimal cyber security efficiency.

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5 Steps to OT Cybersecurity Compliance Success

Cyber attackers have industrial organizations squarely in their sights. Manufacturing and energy are now among the top three most targeted verticals, up from eighth and ninth, respectively, just two years ago. Ransomware has wreaked havoc on industries as diverse as fuel distribution pipelines, meatpacking, beer brewing, and paper packaging. Governments, insurers, customers, and boards of directors are responding to these…

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Technology-Enabled Vulnerability Assessment

Conducting vulnerability assessments for industrial organizations is often a costly, manual effort requiring on-site resources which, as a result, happens infrequently. But a technology-enabled vulnerability assessment significantly reduces the time and labor requirements to enable real-time, ongoing visibility to track progress and have continuous visibility into risks. This white paper describes how to apply this approach to quickly prioritize security…

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Developing an Industrial Cyber Security Strategy

With ransomware threats on the rise, it’s crucial for industrial organizations to create an effective strategy to protect their OT infrastructure. Download this guide to learn how to align leadership, goals, and resources for a successful cyber security program. This guide will teach you how to: ▸ align the right leadership ▸ establish aggressive and clear targets ▸ design a…

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The Ultimate Guide to Understanding OT Security

What is OT security, how does it work, and where should you start when building a robust OT cyber security program?

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Blog, Guide June 23, 2021

The Ultimate Guide to Protecting OT Systems with IEC 62443

This comprehensive collection of standards is laser-focused on industrial controls. Here’s how to make the most of them.

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The Rising Threat to Manufacturing Cyber Security

Why have threats to manufacturing increased and how can you protect your organization from cyber-related risk?

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Applying the MITRE ATT&CK Framework

Make sense of the MITRE ATT&CK framework and create additional value through reporting and SIEM capabilities.

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Cyber Security for Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Manufacturing

Cyber security in operational technology (OT) is a challenge in almost any industry. The combination of devices aging, embedded proprietary software, 24×7 operations, etc. makes managing security a difficult task. In pharmaceuticals and medical device manufacturing, those challenges are exacerbated by regulatory burdens and risks to patient safety and personal information in some cases. The pharma/med device CISO’s job is…

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