Oil and Gas Sector in Middle East Hit by Serious Security Incidents

By Eduard Kovacs

Many oil and gas companies in the Middle East reported suffering at least one serious security incident in the past year, according to a study conducted by Ponemon Institute on behalf of German industrial giant Siemens.

Nearly 200 individuals responsible for overseeing cybersecurity risk in oil and gas companies in the Middle East have taken part in the study and the results show that many organizations are unprepared to address the risks faced by their operational technology (OT) networks.

According to Siemens, three-quarters of respondents said their organizations had suffered at least one security incident …read more

Via:: Security Week