Tackling Cybersecurity Challenges in Legacy Systems

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Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmaceutical Technology-10-15-2020, Volume 2020 eBook, Issue 3
Pages: 42–44

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 Pharmaceutical Technology's Regulatory Sourcebook October 2020 eBook.


Article Details

Pharmaceutical Technology
eBook: Regulatory Sourcebook, October 2020
October 2020
Pages: 42–44


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