Cybersecurity in a Digital Water and Infrastructure World
As more water operators and users adopt increasingly connected and integrated solutions, there is also a growing need to ensure cybersecurity protection.
Digital technologies are fundamental to solving major water and resource challenges, giving utilities, industrials and other sectors unprecedented visibility and insight into their data and operations to help them optimize and achieve bold water, energy and cost savings. As more water operators and users adopt these increasingly connected and integrated solutions, there is also a growing need to ensure cybersecurity protections. This post provides perspective about how cybersecurity fits into the overall digital water and infrastructure picture, emerging threats facing our industry, and what utilities and the broader water sector can collectively do to manage risk.