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IT/OT integration—Is it safe?

10.01.2013  |  Ginter, A.,  Waterfall Security , Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Keywords: [IT] [virus] [malware] [cyber security] [SIS] [DCS] [PLC] [safety]

Information technology (IT) includes conventional computers, operating systems, networking components and software platforms. All IT developments continue to increase in importance for industrial control system and other operational technology (OT) networks. Industry analysts point out that IT skills are becoming increasingly more vital to the success of operations networks and automation initiatives, and are driving IT and OT groups together.

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