Analyzing the Economic Benefits of Microsoft Defender for IoT
Analyst firm ESG conducted in-depth interviews with industrial and critical infrastructure end-users to learn about the economic benefits of Defender for IoT, including:
- Avoidance of production downtime due to ransomware
- Reduction in unplanned downtime due to malfunctioning or misconfigured OT equipment
- Avoidance of safety incidents
This white paper profiles several organizations and presents an economic model showing how the average Global 2000 firm can realize annual multi-million-dollar savings by implementing agentless OT security monitoring with Defender for IoT.