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Integrating Cybersecurity With Industry 4.0 – What It Means for Manufacturing

As advanced technologies continue to reshape the factory floor, understanding the importance of integrating cybersecurity with these technologies is no longer optional—it's imperative. This infographic delves into the differences in security priorities between Operational Technology (OT) and Information Technology (IT), and how to manage cybersecurity where they meet.

Traditionally, the physical world of machinery and industrial equipment (OT) and the digital world encompassing servers, networking, and data processing (IT) operated in isolation, with limited interaction. Today this dynamic is quickly changing. With the convergence of OT/IT, manufacturers need to implement segmentation and cybersecurity measures to protect their company and their customers.

Publication Date: September 30, 2023

Integrating cybersecurity with Industry 4.0 - What it means to manufacturing infographic
Credit: NIST MEP


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Created September 30, 2023