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12/1/2021

Consequential, Certain & Disruptive: 3 Cybersecurity Risks that Will Impact Operations in 2022

2021 was a challenging year for manufacturers, energy producers, and utilities. A chaotic pandemic year created an opportunity for threat actors to take advantage of disruption to infrastructure...

8/5/2021

Getting to Resilience

When I turned 7, I got my first BMX bike. Of course, within a week my best friend and I built a ramp with plywood and cinderblock. I remember the first jump vividly. I sped down the street like a...

5/21/2021

The Colonial Pipeline Incident Fallout and Building Zero-Trust

Colonial is an archetype of critical infrastructure. Back in March, a hacking group known as DarkSide began a campaign on Colonial Pipeline’s IT network and billing systems. On May 7th, Colonial...

4/13/2021

Taking an IT-Focused Approach to Securing OT Remote Operations at Municipal Utilities May be Risking Lives

The Oldsmar, Florida, water breach is two months behind us, but the lessons learned will continue to reverberate for thousands of budget-constrained municipal utilities in North America, as well as...

10/30/2020

Cybersecurity & Remote Workers: How to Protect Your Data & OT Infrastructure

As companies increasingly embrace a hybrid workforce and the remote operations capacity that comes with it, it’s vitally important to ensure that access to your organization’s OT systems are...

10/20/2020

How Remote Operations Capacity Improves Organizational Efficiency

Remote operations capacity, the ability to communicate and collaborate from anywhere and interact with these critical infrastructure systems, can help organizations gain new operational...