Quadrant Knowledge Solutions’ Market Insights research on “Best Practices Towards Vulnerability Management in OT/ ICS Security” provides insights into the potential threats in the cybersecurity space for OT systems and the best practices that can be offered to end users to deploy ICS/OT security that governs all assets in industrial space.
The need for OT vulnerability management arouses due to its critical function in the industrial era, thereby increasing the challenges when implementing effective vulnerability management programs. Some of the major challenges that vendors face include lack of asset visibility, lack of standards and protocols governing OT assets, isolated devices, and complexity of devices, making it difficult for cybersecurity firms to deploy mitigation strategies.
According to Ignatius Daniel T, Analyst at Quadrant Knowledge Solutions, “The vulnerability management is a capability of OT/ICS security that assists end users to identify, assess, prioritize, and mitigate threats and vulnerabilities pertaining to OT assets. The primary focus of OT vulnerability management is to build cyber resilience with an effective threat mitigation strategy in the industrial environment.”
Table of Content:
- Introduction to Vulnerability Management
- Best Practices Towards Vulnerability Management in OT/ICS Security
- The Last Word
This Market Insights report is a part of Quadrant’s Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security.
Author: Ignatius Daniel T, Analyst, Quadrant Knowledge Solutions.
Narayan Gokhale, Associate Research Director, Quadrant Knowledge Solutions.