Examining the Role of Zero Trust Access in OT Security

By: Rick Peters, CISO Operational Technology, North America, Fortinet This is a summary of an article written for Automation.com by Rick Peters, CISO, Operational Technology North America at Fortinet. The entire article can be accessed here.  As operational technology (OT) networks become increasingly connected to the rest of an organization’s network infrastructure, they become a growing target for increasingly sophisticated cyber criminals. In fact, Fortinet’s 2020 State of Operational Technology Cybersecurity Report indicates that nine out...

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Securing the Evolving Workplace: Zero Trust and COVID-19

By: Bassam Khan Many companies have had to drastically, and quickly, restructure the way they work in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic over the past few weeks. For those businesses that were able, their entire workforce switched to working from home (WFH) practically overnight. We currently don’t know how long this way of working will last, and many are even suggesting that this unprecedented situation will change how we work forever. This...

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