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2022 Gartner® Market Guide for Operational Technology (OT) Security

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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 2025, 70% of asset-intensive organizations will have converged their security functions across both enterprise and operational environments.” 1

Forescout is recognized as a Representative Vendor in the August 2022 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 trends such as rising threats, surfacing vulnerabilities, a persistent skills shortage and increased regulations, directives and frameworks.
  • Recommendations for “anchoring security efforts to operational resilience” in the face of mounting risks by adopting an integrated security strategy beyond legacy OT” 1


1 Gartner Market Guide for Operational Technology Security, Katell Thielemann, Wam Voster, Barika Pace, Ruggero Contu. 4 August 2022.

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