Definition: Operational Technology Security

Archived Published: 13 September 2013 ID: G00257497


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Operational technology security monitors, measures and protects industrial automation, industrial process control, and related systems that identify, sense and/or control changes of state in physical infrastructures. It also supplements IT security to protect the Internet of Things.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Definition
    • Attributes
    • Examples
    • How OT Security Is Different From IT Security
    • Adjacent Concepts
      • Internet of Things Security
      • Physical Security
      • SCADA, DCS and PCS Security
  • Recommended Reading
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