The Blueprint For Protecting Critical Systems

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In an ever-changing world, assumptions, conventional responses and superficial knowledge will never deliver assurances or effectiveness. Nowhere is this in sharper focus than in the management of our critical national infrastructure (CNI).

Whether it is water distribution, energy generation or energy supply, the principal Operational Technology (OT) security concerns surround protection of the systems that are of critical importance for service continuity, operational performance and public wellbeing. Here, the potentially catastrophic consequences of malicious interference or a significant service failure are profound. The commercial and reputational damage is bad enough, but the potential impact on public wellbeing puts the issue into a whole new perspective.

This guide outlines the five top tips to guarantee the most appropriate OT security strategy for providers of essential services, to ensure they maintain their responsibilities for maintaining service continuity and providing effective protection for their critical resources, processes and facilities.

By reading this report, you will:

  • Read the five top tips to guarantee the most appropriate OT security strategy for providers of essential services
  • Learn how to maintain essential service continuity
  • Learn how to maintain effective protection for your critical resources, processes and facilities

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