Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development

OT Security and the Threat of Disruption

Nozomi Network's Obbe Knoop on Why OT Security Needs a Different Approach
Obbe Knoop, vice president - worldwide sales, Nozomi Networks

Disruption to operational technology can cause business downtime as well as serious public safety issues, so a nuanced approach to cybersecurity is essential, says Obbe Knoop of Nozomi Networks.

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

  • OT-IT integration and the security risks it has brought about;
  • The OT threat landscape;
  • The challenges involved in securing OT systems.

Knoop brings over 20 years of executive management experience to his role as vice president of worldwide sales at Nozomi Networks. Previously, he was a security business unit executive for industrial markets at IBM.

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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