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The challenge of keeping offshore drilling secure

By connecting their entire fleet of rigs to a single platform, contractors can cut through complex systems and detect potential threats more promptly.

One of the biggest issues around offshore technology is its fragmented nature. Assets and infrastructure often use multiple different systems provided by different external contractors.

THE oil and gas industry presents a unique and complex cybersecurity profile. A serious attack disabling offshore drilling rigs carries devastating consequences not just for the organisations that own the infrastructure, but for wider global economies as supply is disrupted. Due to the often...

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