(PART 3). The first step in bridging the gap between IT and OT is in recognizing and understanding it. OT was for many years isolated from mainstream IT technology resulting in proprietary and non-standard systems, devices, networks, and protocols.
(PART 1) This blog is part of a series of blog posts about securing critical infrastructure and Operational Technology (OT) networks and systems.
Gartner defines Operational Technology (OT) as "hardware and software that detects or causes a change, through the direct monitoring and/or control of industrial equipment, assets, processes and events".