The oil and gas industry increasingly relies on digital technologies to transform itself in the 21st century. But this digital transformation also opens the door for cyberattacks. As increasing volumes of data are being stored on networked servers, there is a higher probability of this data getting targeted by hackers. Each node in a company’s network, whether a computer terminal, a cell phone, sensors, or a networked camera, can become an entry point for hackers. Due to the increasingly connected nature of the oil and gas value chain, cyberattacks on one company could cripple operations across several entities. The oil and gas industry needs a clear strategy to tackle cyberattacks and therefore, cybersecurity has become a critical theme.
This report assesses the importance of the cybersecurity theme for the oil and gas industry as it attempts to digitalize its processes and workflows.
It highlights the increasing threat of cyberattacks and its potentail impact on oil and gas operations.
It also discussses some of the measures that can be undertaken to avert cyberattacks.
The report evaluates the role of oil and gas companies in improving cybersecurity within the industry.
Reasons to buy
Impact of cybersecurity in oil and gas industry
Understand the key cybersecurity trends in the oil and gas industry
Review of some of the case studies highlighting the cybersecurity in oil and gas industry
Identify and benchmark key oil and gas companies adopting cybersecurity
Table of Contents
IMPACT ON OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY 3
Case studies 5
TECHNOLOGY BRIEFING 8
Oil and gas trends 10
Technology trends 12
Macroeconomic trends 14
Regulatory trends 16
INDUSTRY ANALYSIS 17
The third wave of cybersecurity 17
Market size and growth forecasts 18
AI technologies are changing cybersecurity 19
Understanding the malware threat 20
Mergers and acquisitions 24
Venture funding for cybersecurity companies 27
VALUE CHAIN 30
The cyber-aware organization 31
The cybersecurity organizational stack 31
The cybersecurity technology stack 32
Oil and gas companies 43
Technology companies 44
FURTHER READING 51
APPENDIX: OUR THEMATIC RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 52