Oil and gas industry 'needs to wake up to cyber threat from hostile states'

 administrator    20 Aug 2018 : 03:30
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Attacks on vital infrastructure could cause 'unprecedented damage' and 'unrest across the world', says former Deputy Director of GCHQ

The oil and gas industry should brace itself for the increased risk of cyber attacks from hostile states, the former Deputy Director of GCHQ has warned. 

Brian Lord OBE said a successful attack on its infrastructure could cause “unprecedented damage” and “unrest across the world”.

With a complex ecosystem of computation, networking, and physical operational processes spread around the world, the industry has a large attack surface with many attack vectors...more via The Independent