Gartner Research

How to Organize Security and Risk Management in a Converged IT/OT Environment

Published: 04 August 2017

ID: G00331792

Analyst(s): Wam Voster


Operational technology is increasingly connected to corporate IT networks, but risk management of the two domains remains fragmented. This research helps security and risk management leaders create a single function to overcome the cultural differences and enable a single view on risk.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Create a Single Position Covering Security and Risk Management in Both IT and OT
  • Determine a Reporting Line Outside Both IT and OT for This New Role
  • Cross-Train IT and OT Security Staff

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