The Operational Technology (OT) systems that oversee the volume, velocity, location and other vital activities in the production and distribution of oil and gas are essential to the economic health and physical safety of the company, its facilities and its people.
There are substantial differences between OT systems and Information Technology (IT). However with the growing use of remote access for OT systems, the two electronic infrastructures are becoming interconnected, which presents challenges in protecting the data they contain, the equipment they control, and the systems themselves.
Download this eBook to learn about:
- The challenges created by the integration of IT and OT;
- The different requirements between the two systems;
- The importance of budgeting for both types of network security.