2023 Gartner® Market Guide for Operational Technology Security

The convergence of IT, IoT and OT environments has increased the complexity and vulnerability of previously isolated OT/ICS networks and newly designed cyber-physical systems (CPSs), introducing the need for a holistic, automated approach to asset discovery, risk assessment and helps avoid downtime. According to Gartner, “by 2027, 75% of security teams will have on-boarded at least five tools to manage cyber-physical systems (CPS) security in operational, production or mission-critical environments, which is a major increase compared with one or two they might use today.” 1

The November 2023 Gartner Market Guide for Operational Technology Security, a must-read report for security and risk leaders looking to protect operational and mission-critical systems.

Download the report to discover:

  • The vectors affecting the OT security market’s evolution from OT network-centric security to CPS asset-centric security
  • Market Direction such as rising threats, surfacing vulnerabilities, a persistent skills shortage and increased regulations, directives and frameworks
  • How to “Anchor security efforts to operational resilience in the face of mounting threats by adopting an integrated security strategy beyond legacy systems” 1


1 Gartner Market Guide for Operational Technology Security, Katell Thielemann, Wam Voster, Ruggero Contu. 7 November 2023.

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