Siemens presents a concept study that demonstrates the integration of a high-capacity motion control system to an industrial edge platform. Siemens has been a leader in building secure IT/OT systems. Today’s columnist, Alex Moiseev of Kaspersky, offers insights on how IT and OT teams can collaborate more effectively on ICS projects. (Credit: Siemens)

Security pros often view cybersecurity as a process, not a result. But in business, it’s regularly implemented in pieces or projects, each with its own timeline, goals, and results. The way an organization conducts such projects can actually reveal where there’s room for improvement in terms of management and processes, which will ultimately speed up cybersecurity implementation.

A cybersecurity project implementation for an industrial control system (ICS) is not an easy task. There are several impacts that security teams need to consider, such as making sure that implementation does not affect the production process, and that the protection gets built according to necessary standards and regulations.

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