Innovate or Die?

The recent series of IT acquisitions and IPOs highlight a simple economic fact: companies that fail to keep up with the fast-paced innovation of technology can easily become targets for acquisition. Mark Twain put it this way: History doesn’t repeat itself, but it rhymes. As a former Gartner analyst, I find it irresistible to comment…
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Get ready for the convergence of IT and OT networking and security

Most IT networking professionals are so busy with their day-to-day responsibilities that they don’t have time to consider taking on more work. But for companies with an industrial component, there’s an elephant in the room that is clamoring for attention. I’m talking about the increasingly common convergence of IT and operational technology (OT) networking and security.Traditionally, IT and OT have had very separate roles in an organization. IT is typically tasked with moving data between computers and humans, whereas OT is tasked with moving data between “things,” such as sensors, actuators, smart machines, and other devices to enhance manufacturing and industrial processes. Not only were the roles for IT and OT completely separate, but their technologies and networks were, too.To read this article in full, please click here READ MORE HERE…

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This Week in Security News: Phishing Campaigns and a Biometric Data Breach

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, learn about ever-increasing amounts of phishing campaigns and how Trend Micro caught 2.4 million attacks of this type — a 59% increase from 1.5 million in the…
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