Gartner® Market Guide for Operational Technology Security


OT/IT convergence is accelerating, and a number of cyber-physical systems push OT security to evolve.

Gartner Market Guide for Operational Technology (OT) Security highlights that “by 2025, 75% of OT security solutions will be delivered via multifunction platforms interoperable with IT security solutions.”

Use this Gartner Market Guide for OT Security to understand current changes in this emerging market and steps to advance your security strategy for IIOT and cyber-physical systems.

We believe that many organizations will soon take the first step to understand what connected systems they have and the level of risk associated with them — the great divide between IT and OT rapidly decreases and systems continue to evolve.

According to Gartner, the increase in threats to OT environments has pushed the National Security Agency (NSA) and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to issue the following warning:

“Over recent months, cyber-actors have demonstrated their continued willingness to conduct malicious cyber-activity against critical infrastructure by exploiting internet-accessible OT assets.”1

Download the guide for important vectors directly affecting the evolution of the OT security market from Gartner.

1Gartner Market Guide for Operational Technology Security, Katell Thieleman and Wam Voster. January 13, 2021, Updated April 13, 2021.

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