Governance & Risk Management , Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development , Security Operations

Growing IT-OT Integration: Addressing the Risks It Brings

IBM Security's Paul Garvey on Taking the Right Approach
Paul Garvey, vice president, APAC, IBM Security

While IT and OT integration has brought about new levels of operational efficiency, it has also introduced serious cyber risks that conventional IT security approaches might fail to address, says IBM Security's Paul Garvey.

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In this video interview at the recent RSA APJ 2018 conference in Singapore, Garvey discusses:

  • The visibility challenge in IT-OT;
  • Leveraging IT-OT integration to transform older, legacy environments;
  • Why the perimeter is still king in OT environments.

Garvey is the vice president for Asia Pacific at IBM Security Services and leads the go-to-market strategy and engagement with IBM business partners and strategic alliances.

About the Author

Varun Haran

Varun Haran

Managing Director, Asia & Middle East, ISMG

Haran has been a technology journalist in the Indian market for over six years, covering the enterprise technology segment and specializing in information security. He has driven multiple industry events such as the India Computer Security Conferences (ICSC) and the first edition of the Ground Zero Summit 2013 during his stint at UBM. Prior to joining ISMG, Haran was first a reporter with TechTarget writing for SearchSecurity and SearchCIO; and later, correspondent with InformationWeek, where he covered enterprise technology-related topics for the CIO and IT practitioner.

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