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Establish Successful Executive Security Steering in an Integrated IT/OT Environment

Published: 09 January 2018

ID: G00343544

Analyst(s): Wam Voster


It's difficult to implement effective security governance in integrated IT/OT environments, because the two domains have different risk appetites and security requirements. Security and risk management leaders need a single governance structure to support both domains and balance their requirements.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Implement a Unified Approach to Improve the Combined Risk Posture Across IT and OT
  • Establish a Single Governance Body With Senior Business Representatives
  • Create a Technical Advisory Board Consisting of Content-Knowledgeable Staff From IT and OT

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