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Robust remote access security for the utilities sector advances with Zero Trust

March 28, 2024

Via: CIO

Cyberattacks on utilities more than doubled from 2020 to 2022. It’s likely the case that the rapid growth of connected assets is outstripping security capabilities. One analyst firm predicts that by 2026, industrial organizations will have more than 15 billion new and legacy assets connected to the cloud, internet, and 5G.

Security and IT leaders at utilities should consider a Zero Trust approach as they confront this threat. Zero Trust is a popular cybersecurity strategy that eradicates implicit trust and continuously validates every stage of a digital interaction. It’s a practical and helpful way to keep networks, assets, and remote operations secure.

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