To close common security gaps in the oil and gas industry, IT leaders should educate employees, better manage remote devices and eschew standard products.
Government agencies and companies in the energy and utilities sector must replace legacy equipment to avoid a potentially devastating power grid breach.
Cyberattacks such as WannaCry, NotPetya and Industroyer wreaked havoc on organizations, but they provided lessons for security your OT network.
Security leaders in the health care, financial services, and energy and utilities sectors must pay special attention to industry-specific security risks.
According to IBM X-Force data, cybercriminals have been targeting industrial control systems in the energy and utilities sector at an increasing rate.
The U.S. energy infrastructure requires enhanced protection, and CISOs must educate their employees about security risks to those critical assets.
To address security gaps in the energy industry, organizations must empower leaders to take full responsibility for cyberdefense and hold them accountable.