What’s in a name? When it involves IT – information technology – many people, including many employers, may assume it is all the same. However, in the world of IT there is a major difference in skillsets.
Our Industrial Control Systems (ICS) were designed to monitor, sense and actuate based on readings. They are real-time systems that are primarily used in industry to interface with or “operate” machinery. Hence the term Operational Technology.
It goes without saying you shouldn’t share your computer passwords – even if your IT department or boss asks you to (if they need to access your machine they can use admin credentials or reset your password themselves).