The objectives of security in production environments — reliability and safety before confidentiality and integrity — are different from those in the corporate world. Security and risk management leaders must ensure that engineering and security cooperate to safeguard uninterrupted OT functioning.
- Learn to Live With an Environment of Two Speeds, and Work With the Two Worlds to Reconcile the Differences
- Leverage the Methods Used by Engineers for Safety in the OT Domain
- Realize One Size Does Not Fit All and No Single Vendor Can Deliver Everything in an Aligned IT/OT World
- Include Safety, Reliability (and Privacy) in the Mantra of Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability in Strategy, Policy and Other Documents
Gartner Recommended Reading
©2020 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates.
All rights reserved.
Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates.
This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission.
It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact.
While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information.
Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such.
Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy.
Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity.
Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party.
For further information, see
Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.