A new IBM Institute of Business Value (IBV) report found that many energy and utilities companies are unprepared to deal with Internet of Things (IoT) threats.
A recent survey revealed that IT security attacks targeting the industrial sector are growing more frequent and more complex due to human error, lack of adequate security technology and other factors.
Over the course of 2017, the cyberthreat landscape shifted to accommodate a sharper focus on pure data destruction for the sake of disruption rather than monetary gain.
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.
Security leaders in the health care, financial services, and energy and utilities sectors must pay special attention to industry-specific security risks.
Threat actors are targeting energy facilities in Europe and North America in a fresh wave of cybersecurity attacks that could disrupt operational systems.
According to IBM X-Force data, cybercriminals have been targeting industrial control systems in the energy and utilities sector at an increasing rate.
The IBM Security immune system consists of integrated, industry-focused solutions to help clients across all sectors maximize their security investments.
Energy management systems are prone to remote attacks because of a lack of focus on security, researchers from Columbia University found.