Bridging the IT/OT gap with Tripwire’s Industrial Solutions

Cybersecurity has, since its inception, been a corporate-based problem. Whether it is a public, or private corporation, these entities were the primary targets of most cybercrime. In recent years, the industrial sector has increasingly become the target of attack for malicious actors. The reasons include newly internet-connected devices that were once air-gapped, and the immaturity of cybersecurity in […]

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How to Combat Asset Blindness in OT Security

One of the main challenges of OT security is the problem of compatibility. OT components often differ significantly from each other in terms of age and sophistication as well as software and communication protocols. This complicates asset discovery and makes it difficult to establish a consistent cybersecurity governance approach. Combating asset blindness in OT security […]

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How Tripwire Log Center and Tripwire Industrial Visibility Can Work Together

Many industrial security professionals lack visibility into their organizations’ assets and processes. This includes Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) devices as well as industrial organizations’ supply chains. Back in March 2021, Tripwire announced the results of a survey in which 99% of security professionals said that they had experienced challenges securing their organizations’ IoT and […]

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OT Cybersecurity Concerns Are Increasing Across the Globe

2021 was the year that marked a major cyber-attack against a critical national infrastructure organization whose impact was felt by millions of Americans on the East Coast. However, the attack against the Colonial Pipeline Company was not the only incident that affected the Operational Technology (OT) systems of a critical sector for the U.S. national […]

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OT Vulnerability Management: A Risk-Based Approach

The number of missing security patches in an OT system is typically very large—measured in the thousands, at least. It would be difficult and expensive for an asset owner to evaluate each missing security patch / cyber asset pair. This may be one reason we see a patch everything approach, but this is also difficult […]

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Not IT vs OT, but IT and OT

IT environments have always been considered the forefront when it comes to cybersecurity, and OT environments have been the forefront when it comes to physical security. As more and more cyber threats are taking place, and with an increasing number recently focused on OT environments, everyone seems to be concerned with how to upscale and […]

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