The State of XIoT Security Report: 1H 2022
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The Commercial Asset Discovery Challenge

A full inventory of all OT, BMS, IoT, and other XIoT assets is foundational to your commercial cybersecurity journey, but gaining it requires overcoming key barriers:

Proprietary Protocols Prevail

OT, BMS, IoT and other assets in your commercial environment use proprietary protocols that are simply incompatible with and invisible to standard security tools.

Diverse Assets are the Default

Assets in commercial cyber-physical systems can have a decades-long lifespan, so your environment likely has a mix of new and legacy devices that operate differently

Network Complexity is the Norm

Commercial environments often comprise complex network architectures with serial or air-gapped sections and are widely distributed across multiple physical sites.

One-Size-Fits-All Discovery is a Myth

Passive monitoring is often touted as a 100% effective, one-size-fits-all method for asset discovery. This is false. A full XIoT asset inventory requires multiple methods.

How Claroty Tackles the Asset Discovery Challenge for Commercial Environments

Supports 450+ Proprietary Protocols

Recognizing that your commercial environment may have upwards of hundreds of proprietary protocols, our in-house researchers work tirelessly to ensure our portfolio is compatible with all protocols spanning all of your OT, BMS, IoT, and other XIoT assets. Claroty has long been the industry leader in protocol coverage, and our current tally is more than 450 and counting.

Delivers 3-D Visibility Across the Industrial XIoT

A common misconception is that asset discovery is only about assets. In reality, effective commercial cybersecurity also requires detailed visibility into how all of your assets communicate, their connectivity paths, the processes they underpin, and where they fit within the topology of your environment. Claroty provides this multidimensional visibility to empower you on your journey to cyber and operational resilience.

Offers Multiple Methods for Discovery Your Way

Since every commercial environment is unique, there is no one-size-fits all path to asset discovery. Complexities found in most environments limit the effectiveness of any single method — which is why Claroty offers multiple, highly flexible discovery methods that you can mix and match to gain visibility into your environment, your way. These are: passive, active, AppDB, our patent-pending Edge technology, and third-party integrations.

Harness Expertise Trusted by Industry Leaders

Any vendor can claim to offer the best asset discovery, but Claroty is the only one whose caliber of visibility is endorsed by the world’s top three automation leaders: Rockwell Automation, Schneider Electric, and Siemens — all of which are our longtime investors, strategic partners, and loyal customers.

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