The Crucial Differences Between OT and IT Security: Understanding and Addressing the Overlooked Risks
This week’s post delves into the realms of technology governance, specifically Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT). Although often used interchangeably, they have unique characteristics and security needs. The post highlights the differences between IT and OT, the reasons why OT security is often overlooked, and the significance of conducting an OT security risk assessment. This assessment is key to identifying and mitigating potential vulnerabilities, ensuring the protection of vital systems that underpin industries and infrastructure.