Industrial Control Systems and Operational Technology in NIST Special Publication 800-82

In the world of industrial operations and automation, two acronyms often surface in conversations around process control and cybersecurity: Industrial Control Systems (ICS) and Operational Technologies (OT). This article aims to demystify the differences between ICS and OT, examining their unique characteristics, roles, and the critical importance of each in our increasingly connected and automated… Read More

Cybersecurity and Operational Technology

Not all technology is created equal, even if it all seems to serve the same function. Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT) are two particular strains of digital systems that, while seemingly similar, serve radically similar functions for an organization. That being said, IT and OT are merging due in no small part to… Read More