The oil and gas industry is a particularly attractive target for cyber criminals. ... If a
retail company suffers a cyber breach, customers' personal details can be ... the
systems of an oil and gas installation, the consequences are much more severe.
Oil and gas companies function on the leading edge of technology, with ... are
evolving and cybersecurity needs to adapt to changing requirements. 3. ... value,
but they provide only a retrospective ... states, organized cyber criminals and.
Mar 31, 2016 ... Countering the Threat of Cyberattacks in Oil and Gas ... Indeed, as oil and gas
companies deal with the severe oil-price decline, .... These include online
criminals who want to cause financial damage and, perhaps, blackmail ...
Apr 24, 2014 ... The public is quite aware that a new generation of malware is causing havoc with
U.S. businesses as hackers seek to steal private financial ...
Jul 7, 2015 ... As reports of cyber-attacks increase in frequency, the oil and gas ... been
comparatively-quiet coverage of cyber attacks at energy firms. ... on the Cost of
Cyber Crime, conducted by the Ponemon Institute, ... by the finance sector ($
12.97 million); dwarfing much covered - media, retail and health care sectors.
Apr 30, 2015 ... According to Ernst and Young's report on Oil and Gas Cybersecurity, ... attack at
Qatari Energy Company RasGas, were the work of Iranian hackers. ... where a
disruption anywhere can cause an oil price spike everywhere.
Nov 25, 2015 ... Finally, the sheer value of the oil and gas industry's commodities make it .... The
Phantom Menace hackers used the order forms and business ...
Feb 8, 2016 ... Huge rise in hack attacks as cyber-criminals target small businesses. Experts ...
that are crucial to the running of the business, albeit at a price.” ... According to
Ridley, firms can follow several simple steps to reduce cyber-risks.
Dec 14, 2016 ... Cyber crime costs offshore oil and gas companies millions each year ... The
Saudi Aramco attack was bad, but it could have been much worse.
Jun 8, 2015 ... Increasingly, cyber criminals target oil and gas companies to lift ... firms and
exfiltrate trade secrets, M&A data and other valuable information.".