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The Conundrums of Trust

February 22, 2021
By Srinivas Kumar
Chief Technology & Product Officer at Mocana Corporation

 

The convergence of information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) to secure the Internet of Things (IoT), the Industrial IoT (IIoT), and OT solutions will eventually follow the route towards continuous surveillance that the IT world navigated over the past two decades.

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The Uphill Road to OT/IT Convergence

September 23, 2020
By Srinivas Kumar
Chief Technology & Product Officer at Mocana Corporation

 

Across all the major industry sectors, chief risk officers, product managers, solution architects and subject matter experts have to confront the economic, political, intellectual and commercial challenges of industrial and non-industrial IoT with a subjective assessment of the following fundamental introspections.

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The Seven Habits of Highly Trustworthy Devices

August 19, 2020
By Srinivas Kumar
Chief Technology & Product Officer at Mocana Corporation

 

Digital transformation of traditional original equipment manufacturer (OEM) product and solution offerings requires hardening of connected and edge devices with a horizontal platform that provides a "single pane of glass" for operational technology (OT) security.

Deploying greenfield devices in traditional network silos alongside legacy brownfield devices in OT environments introduces major risks and exposes a huge attack surface for cyber warfare.

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The Top Six Obstacles to Adoption of the Industrial Internet of Things

February 27, 2017

According to Accenture Consulting, 76 percent of manufacturers expect to launch Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) applications and begin using smart devices by the end of 2017. While we have clearly reached an inflection point in terms of the acceptance of the IIoT, we’re still at the beginning stages of its growth and evolution. The questions that many are asking include: What will the future of the IIoT look like? What are some of the key drivers of the potential for a widescale digital transformation of industrial automation? How will we secure billions of IIoT devices and ensure safety of mission-critical infrastructure?

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