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.