This paper describes the current challenges faced by energy companies, the implications of observable industry trends, the characteristics that potential cybersecurity solutions must meet, and how artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can meet these requirements.
The advantages of merging the realms of information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) are obvious: cost reduction, improved capabilities, and greater efficiency. These advantages, however, come with a cost because they have affected the way that industrial control systems operate and have increased the exposure of industrial control systems to cyber risk…
The FBI also released a security advisory and details regarding 23 attacks on oil and gas companies from December 2011 to 2013.

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