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Cybersecurity should not be an afterthought within industrial environments

Applied Risk warns that even though cyber risk awareness has increased, cybersecurity is still often an afterthought in industrial environments where new technologies are regularly deployed without proper testing. As a result, Operational Technology (OT) used in critical infrastructure is often vulnerable to cyberattacks.

The most common flaws in industrial control systems are connected to misconfigurations (34.7%), vulnerabilities, patches and updates (26.7%), identity and access management (12.9%), insecure services (7.9%), architecture and network segmentation (7.9%), and encryption and authentication (5.9%).

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