Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security: Securing Networks and Endpoints

Price: Starting at USD 4,500
Publish Date: 20 Mar 2023
Code: AN-5497
Research Type: Research Report
Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security: Securing Networks and Endpoints
RELATED SERVICE: Industrial Cybersecurity
Actionable Benefits

Actionable Benefits

  • Understand the different security demands of networks and endpoints to devise appropriate Operational (OT)/Industrial Control System (ICS) cybersecurity strategy.
  • Identify key trends and components in the connected ICS ecosystem, enabling effective market outreach and planning.
  • Understand the impact of connection technology and communication types in hardening strategies.
Critical Questions Answered

Critical Questions Answered

  • Where exactly does hardening take place in the ICS environment?
  • What type of threats does ICS hardening address?
  • What are the newest endpoint and network solutions for a more resilient network environment?
  • How to secure communication protocols as part of a general ICS security strategy?
Research Highlights

Research Highlights

  • Connected Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) based on connection technologies from 2023 to 2030.
  • Digital factory connections by technology from 2023 to 2030.
  • Digital factory security services revenue forecast by technology from 2023 to 2030.
  • ICS cybersecurity vendor environment and profiles.
  • Network and endpoint security solutions and emerging trends.
  • Academic research regarding ICS cybersecurity.
Who Should Read This?

Who Should Read This?

  • Vendors who want to understand Industry 4.0 cybersecurity spending in the ICS environment and future trends.
  • Sales and marketing strategists looking to understand future growth in the sector.
  • ICS equipment manufacturers and cybersecurity vendors that provide testing for the equipment.
  • Cybersecurity planners within industrial organizations.

Table of Contents

Executive Summary

ICS Component: From Sensors to SCADA and DCS

SCADA Systems
Distributed Control Systems
Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) and Remote Telemetry Units (RTU)
Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs)
Sensors and Actuators

Threats in the ICS environment: Targeting Networks and Endpoints

Solutions: Hardening ICS Technologies


ICS standards & regulation

Market Forces and Trends

Introduction: An explosion in connections, expanding ICS security market
Market trends: ICS Security Services

Vendor Environment & Profiles

Rapid 7
Trend Micro

Strategic Recommendations for Vendors