Kurt Niehaus

Improving Cybersecurity Resilience

The first thought most people have when it comes to industrial, or OT, cybersecurity relates to the controls that should be implemented to secure a system. Examples include two-factor authentication (2FA), tightened firewall rules, zone-and-conduit segregation, limited user access, patching, anti-virus, or any other system change to improve cyber posture. Many cyber experts, however, are suggesting that this is not enough. To truly address risk, we must think instead in terms of resiliency.

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