Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of advanced threat, security and compliance solutions, today announced the results of a study conducted by Dimensional Research on the cybersecurity challenges faced by organizations in the energy sector. The study was carried out in November 2015, and respondents included over 150 IT professionals in the energy, utilities, and oil and gas industries.
Key findings of the study include:
- Eighty-two percent of oil and gas industry respondents said their organizations have seen an increase in successful cyberattacks over the past 12 months.
- Fifty-three percent of oil and gas industry respondents said the rate of cyberattacks has increased between 50 and 100 percent over the past month.
- Sixty-nine percent of oil and gas industry respondents said they were “not confident” their organizations were able to detect all cyberattacks.
2015 Energy Industry Cybersecurity Report
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