IANS Faculty 2024 Cyber Predictions: IT/OT Technology Convergence

December 5, 2023 | By Bryson Bort

Ensuring enterprise IT and OT are managed effectively and securely is no simple feat. With the continued convergence of digital and physical environments, organizations must take a unified approach to IT and OT across risk assessments, threat modeling, controls validation and resilience.

As the year draws to a close, IANS Faculty members take center stage to offer their thoughts on the trending topics in InfoSec for 2024. In this short video clip, IANS Faculty member Bryson Bort discusses what the convergence of OT/IT means for your security program management.

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2024 Predictions on Cybersecurity IT/OT

Here’s Bryson’s take on 2024 cybersecurity IT/OT security management trends:

My prediction is that convergence of IT/OT and industrial Internet of Things is going to increase. Even folks who didn't realize they were operating in that environment, both defensively and offensively with what the threat is going to be doing is an increasing surface area that we need to tackle together.


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