IT/OT Risk Assessment and Analysis

Give us one to two days and our IT/OT Risk Assessment and Analysis will help you prioritize, plan and prepare for your facility’s future.

What is an IT/OT Risk Assessment and Analysis? 

An IT/OT Risk Assessment and Analysis is an inventory of a facility’s control systems and IT infrastructure. 

Why do you need one?

Production facilities operate on a 24/7 production timeline; this often leads to a complex history with a multitude of “Band-Aid” fixes, platforms from multiple vendors, and security vulnerabilities. If this is the case for you, your facility may benefit from an IT/OT Risk Assessment and Analysis.

It all starts with an IT/OT Risk Assessment & Analysis

An IT/OT Risk Assessment is the compilation of a complete directory of a facility’s control systems and IT Infrastructure. Compiling this list allows for the facility to more effectively budget, plan, and account for future remedial work.

  • An E Tech Group representative will come to the facility, open panels and take pictures of each control panel. This process is generally completed in one to two days with an E Tech Group representative being guided by a production facility representative.
  • An E Tech Group IT team member will scan the plant’s network scan remotely.
  • After the time on site and IT scan is complete. E Tech Group will collect and analyze all the information, rating each piece of equipment.  All the information will be compiled in a comprehensive client report.
  • E Tech Group will present and review the report to the client.  Based on the report the client can determine their next steps.
  • The report will grade each panel and the network for vulnerability and obsolescence.  This will help the client determine what is the highest priority.
  • Create and identify an organizational structure between IT and OT.
  • Create a plan for improving cybersecurity and potential security threats.
  • Gives an overall evaluation of the health of the network and equipment which can be useful for capital investment and planning.
  • After the risk assessment is complete the next steps remain the client’s decision. The client report will allow for easy evaluation of top priorities.
  • E Tech Group would love to assist with future work, we can be involved in the remedial work as much or as little as you would like!

Is an IT/OT Risk Assessment & Analysis right for your organization?

Much like when buying a home, you invest in a home inspection to evaluate an entire property. An Risk IT/OT Assessment provides the same security and information for equipment in production facilities.          
Are you interested in learning more about how this can benefit your organization? Contact us for a 25-minute consultation or to schedule a no-charge planning work shop.

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