Cybersecurity has emerged as the top focus of upstream oil and gas companies’ digital investments, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
As the oil and gas sector depends on contractors as part of the supply chain, a rising wave of global cyberattacks raises the question – how seriously do suppliers take cybersecurity?
The world’s most profitable company told Offshore Europe delegates last week that “everybody” will eventually be hit by a cyberattack.
Premier Oil’s head of cybersecurity has expressed concern that any action against Russia could lead to retaliation against North Sea operators.
The UK government has warned that oil and gas suppliers are an ‘attractive espionage target’ for hackers.
The federal agency now charged with overseeing cybersecurity for U.S. pipelines is ill equipped to do the job, say two top regulators who want the role given to the Energy Department.
An event is taking place in Aberdeen next week, highlighting the need for oil and gas companies to meet the requirements of a new EU law to protect critical infrastructure.
The US government has announced a $25million funding opportunity to help the sector become more resilient against cyberattacks.