Brianna White

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Jul 30, 2019
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I recently read an intriguing article that discusses the fascinating convergence of the Internet of Things (IoT) and Operational Technology (OT) in the digital landscape. This convergence is creating a complex tapestry of interconnected devices and intelligent systems that is revolutionizing how we interact with technology.

While standard IT tools are sufficient for managing regular IT devices, the intricate and specialized nature of OT environments often requires more advanced solutions. Companies like OTORIO and other leading cybersecurity houses are overcoming this challenge by offering specialist solutions designed to navigate the complexities of OT landscapes.

The article also provides a comprehensive overview of IoT, describing it as a fundamental shift in connectivity. IoT represents the emergence of an extensive network of physical objects equipped with sensors, actuators, and interfaces that can collect, transmit, and exchange data via the Internet.

The landscape of industrial automation is currently undergoing a transformative metamorphosis spurred by the intricate intertwining of IoT and Industrial Control Systems (ICS). This convergence, often referred to as Industrial IoT (IIoT), is redefining the rules of operational efficiency, safety, and data-driven decision-making.

I encourage everyone to read the article and share your thoughts. How do you see this convergence impacting our work and the broader industry? What opportunities and challenges do you foresee with integrating IoT and OT?

Read the article: https://iotbusinessnews.com/2024/01/30/76777-the-importance-of-iot-visibility-in-ot-environments/