Cisco Wins Frost & Sullivan’s IoT/OT Cybersecurity Best Practices Award  


Based on its recent analysis of the global industrial control systems (ICS) cybersecurity market, Frost & Sullivan recognises Cisco Systems, Inc. with the 2020 Global Enabling Technology Leadership Award for its Cyber Vision platform. The solution offers both information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) teams a comprehensive view of their IoT/OT security posture, so that they can work together in leveraging existing IT security tools and expertise to protect industrial operations against cyber threats.

‘With Cyber Vision, Cisco offers a holistic approach to help industrial organisations and critical infrastructures protect operations against cyber threats. Cyber Vision extends the capabilities of Cisco’s IT security platforms to the OT space by providing full visibility into what is connected, detecting intrusions and abnormal behaviours,’ said Samir Sakpal, Consulting Director at Frost & Sullivan. 

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‘Cyber Vision goes beyond traditional IoT/OT cybersecurity solutions. It bridges the gap between IT and OT by embedding security features within industrial networks and adding OT context and threat detection to the entire range of Cisco IT security solutions, enabling industrial organizations to build a truly converged IT/OT security strategy,’ noted Sakpal. ‘Overall, the Cyber Vision IoT/OT cybersecurity technology, combined with its experience with industrial network equipment, cybersecurity, and consulting services, positions Cisco to excel in the ICS cybersecurity industry.’