Gartner Research

Market Trends: Industrial Control System Security, 2015

Published: 30 June 2015

ID: G00274642

Analyst(s): Ruggero Contu


Increasing convergence of OT and IT will drive consolidation of the ICS security market, and the provider landscape is expected to evolve alongside this trend.

Table Of Contents


  • Definition
  • Origins of the Security Problem
  • Not Just a Theoretical Issue
    • U.S. Cyber Emergency Response Team Study: Technical Details of an Attack and the Value of Intelligence

Market Trend

  • Maturing, but Accelerating, ICS Security Market
    • Regulatory Compliance Pressure Having Limited Impact on Spend
  • Market Structure Trend
    • Specialist ICS Security Tool Providers
    • Cross-Platform Security Providers
    • ICS Providers Stand-Alone Security Tools
    • Merger and Acquisition Activity Expected to Increase
  • Technology Trend
    • Different Technology Approaches to Secure ICS
    • Identity and Access Management

Contrarian View

  • Major Acceleration of Attacks on ICS Could Lead to Acceleration of Spend Triggered by New Legislation

Vendors to Watch

  • Bayshore Networks
  • Belden
  • Check Point Software Technologies
  • Digital Bond
  • GE
  • Honeywell
  • Lofty Perch
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Owl Computing Technologies
  • Red Tiger Security
  • Savant Protection
  • SecurityMatters
  • Waterfall Security Solutions
  • Wurldtech

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