This article looks at the importance of cybersecurity for the energy sector, given the potential economic and human safety impact of a cyber attack on critical infrastructure.
The energy space is a highly attractive target for cyberattacks, with potentially major repercussions. It is also an industry that is notoriously slow to adopt new advanced cybersecurity measures. The slowness of the industry in adopting new security solutions is evidenced by global utilities lagging behind aligning themselves with cybersecurity standards.
Source: Smart Energy International