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

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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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Achieve CMMC Security Maturity

Download the whitepaper to learn how the CMMC applies to both IT and OT systems, what compliance entails and how to meet requirements.

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Don’t Be Passive About OT Security

Learn why OT systems management is a better solution than passive detection for managing OT security environments.

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2020 ICS Advisory Report

This document was performed as a summary piece highlighting the last two years of ICS advisories in an in-depth way.  All reasonable efforts were made to analyze the data and create an informative piece such that any consumers can apply their own interpretations or actions.  No warranties or guarantees are provided. Download the 2020 ICS Advisory Report for a robust…

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The Ultimate Guide to Reading ICS Cyber Security Advisories Like A Pro

CVEs and advisories should not be scary – here are the basics to get anyone started.

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Verve Value Prop

This document outlines how the Verve Security Center (VSC) platform provides far greater insights and coverage for asset awareness and system monitoring through our superior architecture and also includes patch management, configuration management, incident response, and other requirements of the NIST CSF. The following sections walk through the origin and philosophy of Verve and examine how our solution works and…

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OT Endpoint Protection Whitepaper

Endpoint protection is a critical element of all cybersecurity programs but has traditionally been hard to execute in industrial control systems (or operating technology) environments. Leveraging our 25-year experience in ICS engineering, Verve Industrial Protection built an endpoint protection solution that addresses the unique criteria and challenges of OT environments. This paper summarizes that solution.

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End-to-End Patch Management Whitepaper

Verve’s End to End patching solution brings dramatic labor savings, efficiency, and assurance that you have the latest software on each of your devices.

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Vulnerability Management in OT Whitepaper

The purpose of this white paper is to share an alternative approach to vulnerability management in OT, which has evolved over the course of a decade from work with dozens of industrial organizations managing IT-OT environments.

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OT Systems Management Whitepaper

To develop robust OT cyber security roadmaps and foundations, organizations with OT systems (everything from manufacturing process controls to building control systems to security access systems) should embrace the concept of OTSM (OT Systems Management), paralleling their ITSM practices, but within the unique environments of operating systems. Achieving a mature level of OTSM is critical to improve overall ROI from…

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