OT Security Whitepapers & Guides

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

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White Paper: Calculated Approach to Cybersecurity Risk

Explore Verve’s innovative approach to cybersecurity risk. Our white paper introduces Calculated Impact Rating (CIR) and Risk Ratings (CRR) for precise CVE assessment.

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Network Segmentation In OT Environments

Learn what network segmentation is, its advantages and hurdles, and Verve’s 5-step method for effective implementation.

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Practical Advice for NIS2 Directive

Here’s how to prepare to act on the new NIS2 cybersecurity directives for basic security guidelines, operations and monitoring.  

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Understanding EU's NIS2 Cybersecurity Directive

What is the NIS2 Directive for Cybersecurity in the European Union and how should critical infrastructure entities address their OT security program?

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OT/ICS Managed Security Services

Founded as an automation services company, providing vendor-agnostic solutions and services to companies across various industrial sectors, Verve continues its heritage today supporting industrial organizations in the security and reliability of their OT systems.

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5 FAQ's about Verve's OT Security Solution

This solution brief summarizes the key technical differentiators of the Verve Security Center from alternative approaches to cyber physical security.

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Building an OT Systems Management Program

Learn how to address IT OT security integration for success in industrial cyber security and reliability through OT systems management.

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2022 ICS Advisory Report

To provide more information on the threat landscape for ICS, Verve’s research team updated the analytical comparison completed last year regarding the trend of ICS advisories and CVEs. To get a better view of growing ICS risks and vulnerabilities, Verve analyzed publicly available data points and reviewed our own vulnerability analysis data from the past couple of years. We: Examined…

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End-to-End Patch Management Program

Patch management in an operational technology (OT)/industrial control system (ICS) setting is full of challenges.  From proprietary hardware and software to a lack of staff, inadequate or non-existent testing equipment, and regulatory reporting and system maintenance, many organizations struggle to determine what is in scope. This results in unpatched systems, lack of visibility to risk status, compliance fines, significant labor…

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5 Steps to Greater Security Maturity with NIST CSF

This guide and the accompanying case study provide a roadmap to using the CSF to drive greater cybersecurity maturity in control systems.

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Blog, Guide December 29, 2023

What is OT Security? Definition, Strategies, Best Practices, & More

OT security, or Operational Technology security, refers to the practices and technologies used to protect systems that manage, monitor, and control industrial operations and physical processes. This includes security for hardware and software systems in industries like manufacturing, energy, and utilities, which are crucial for ensuring safe and efficient industrial operations. Learn more here.

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2021-22 ICS Advisory Report

To provide more information on the threat landscape for ICS, Verve’s research team looked at updating the analytical comparison completed last year regarding the trend of ICS advisories and CVEs. To get a better view of growing risks and vulnerabilities, Verve analyzed publicly available data points and reviewed our own vulnerability analysis data from the past couple of years. We:…

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