Tackling Cybersecurity Challenges in Legacy Systems

October 16, 2020
Robert Brokamp

Robert Brokamp is director Automation Services, Jacobs.

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Adi Karisik

Adi Karisik is global technology leader for Operational Technology at Jacobs.

BioPharm International, BioPharm International-10-15-2020, Volume 2020 eBook, Issue 3
Page Number: 28–30

Ongoing and emerging cyber-risks to legacy operational technology systems in bio/pharmaceutical manufacturing must be addressed.

As bio/pharma manufacturers make their operations and networks increasingly streamlined and interconnected, there is a need to connect older facilities to the supply chain. In turn, this means that operational technology (OT) cybersecurity measures must be introduced to legacy systems to support archaic equipment, older operating systems, and decades-old protocols as well as networks where it is not possible to fully monitor the operational network or to detect and control intrusions.

Read this article in BioPharm International’s Regulatory Sourcebook October 2020 eBook.

Article Details

BioPharm International
eBook: Regulatory Sourcebook, October 2020
October 2020
Pages: 28–30

Citation

When referring to this article, please cite it as R. Brokamp and A. Karisik, “Tackling Cybersecurity Challenges in Legacy Systems," BioPharm International Regulatory Sourcebook (October 2020).