The oil and gas industry has changed substantially over the last decade. The greater connectivity of the digital age and the Internet of Things has resulted in increased efficiency through big data, analytics, sensors, and the ability to automate highly sensitive tasks.
However, it has also opened the doors to cyberattacks. The oil and gas sector is no longer protected by isolated control systems and detached core operations—meaning that cybersecurity will be a major area of investment for oil and gas organizations.
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The common theme throughout this survey is that, despite an increase in investment, the oil and gas sector is suffering a shortfall in cybersecurity confidence and capability. One of the major reasons why the industry finds itself in this state is its recent foray into technologies associated with the Internet of Things and the general move toward increased connectivity.
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