As cybercriminals have begun plumbing new avenues of attack, the oil and gas industry has experienced a rise in cyberattacks over the past year.
To deliver the level of personalization today's prosumers demand, utilities must support their energy security strategies with predictive analytics.
Today's IT professionals can extract many lessons from the infamous Stuxnet worm, which was discovered in 2010, to help them protect their SCADA systems.
Emerging technologies such as big data analytics, cognitive computing and the Internet of Things (IoT) are shaping the future of cybersecurity.
A recent IBM X-Force report found that attacks against industrial control systems (ICS) increased significantly in 2016 over last year's numbers.
It's important to consider factors related to operations and infrastructure, not just threats, when discussing grid security for the utilities industry.
The energy and utilities industry is built on a highly regulated framework — but that doesn't mean it's immune to the threat of a cyberattack.