The importance of monitoring
your OT Network
In recent years OT Security has changed with the emergence of OT being connected to IT – also known as the OT/IT convergence.
In this article we briefly describe the importance to operational security that you monitor your OT network.
Why is it so important to monitor your OT network?
Basically for the same reason you wouldn’t leave the key to your safe in a visible and accessible place.
Because OT Network provides access to the most sensitive areas of your bussiness and a security breach is more critical.
In order to keep them safe and secure , real time monitoring of your network is essential. In an OT Network you can find many bussines-critical components such as PLC’s, HMIs or DCS systems than can be expossed.
Now that we have an idea of how important is to protect your OT Network, let’s talk about all the benefits monitoring can bring to your bussiness.
OT Monitoring Advantages
- Identify all communicating devices
- Determine the type of communication and its context
- Obtain transparency, which add value to the company
- Confirm every change that happens on your OT network
- Watch for misbehaving components
And above all, this will help you to spot security risks in real-time.
What ProjectBinder can do for you
OT and IT Technologies are traditionally comprised of different technologies and mindsets.
The middle ground where both interface or collide causes many challenges. In fact, securing alignment of the OT and IT infrastructure strategy are often the cause of delays and added costs. This is where ProjectBinder offers expertise.
We bridge the gap between OT and IT which means that we are able to identify every active component in you OT Network and alert you of every change and any security threat, as soon as it happens.
In our company we also have a practical, lean and integrated solution approach to deliver projects which fulfill the specific needs.
The working methodology is practical as we focus on ensuring ongoing operation after solution implementation.