Industrial companies need strong OT cybersecurity programs to deal with today’s sophisticated threat environment. Facilities have become prime targets for ransomware and sophisticated nation-state attacks. Insecure IoT devices, cloud connections, and increased use of remote access have exploded the pathways for attacks on critical systems.
This ARC report describes the major gaps in today’s OT cybersecurity programs and what’s needed for today and tomorrow’s more challenging threat environment. A review of Fortinet’s security offerings is included to show how one leading IT security company has developed OT cybersecurity offerings that can help critical infrastructure operators ensure that their facilities remain safe and secure.