|Cyber security incidents worldwide are increasing daily and one of the most vulnerable sectors is oil and gas where over 2 million threats of varying complexity are experienced weekly. It is well known that the lion’s share of the world’s energy reserves are concentrated in the Middle East and therefore any major disruptions can have immediate economic and business effects both locally and internationally.
Incidents last year in the UAE, Qatar and Saudi Arabia highlighted this and recently, Saudi Aramco commented
on their attack that what happens to one company happens to us all and investment in cyber security is critical. Oil companies have increased connectivity through integration of control systems...