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CYBERSECURITY FOR THE ENERGY INDUSTRY CAN BE CHALLENGING

Our dependency on the electrical grid has made the energy industry an attractive target for cybercriminals. Globally, reports of hackers shutting down entire sections of cities have moved from science fiction to reality. Despite the growing threats, the energy industry is still largely unprepared and inexperienced in cybersecurity. It is important to deploy network monitoring to continuously look out for intrusions. If you are looking to remain compliant with NERC-CIP and NIST regulations, built-in reporting and log collection can simplify that process. If you have controllers or other IoT devices, it is a good idea to monitor them and control access as they are potentially a vulnerable area in your network. 

Cyber Security challenges in the energy sector include:

Maintain continuity of essential services and operations

Manage SCADA/ICS vulnerabilites

Reduce energy supply chain cyber risks

Enhance cyber resilience of network infrastructure

Balance continuous digitisation/interconnectivity with security

 Prove compliance with industry regulations

Prevent and eliminate the ransomware threat

PROTECT YOUR CLIENTS’ INFORMATION AND MITIGATE RISK

Key security questions for energy companies

 

 

Security questions organisations in the energy sector should be asking:

 

  • How are we managing security risks in the supply chain?
  • Are Industrial Control Systems tested for vulnerabilities? How often?
  • Are systems in place that can defend against sophisticated threats?
  • Are systems able to detect threats that have passed the perimeter?
  • Is there a plan in place to identify, respond to, and report breaches?
  • What systems/controls are used to mitigate insider threats?
  • Is credit card payment processing compliant with PCI DSS?

CLEARNETWORK DELIVERS SOME OF THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE SECURITY MEASURES AVAILABLE

Clearnetwork’s USM platform provides a unified approach to threat detection and compliance management that provides complete IT security visibility. USM is an all-in-one security management platform that includes five essential security capabilities all centrally managed through a single pane of glass:

Asset Discovery

Vulnerability Assessment

Intrusion Detection

Behavioral Analysis

SIEM/Log Management

MAINTAIN VISIBILITY OF YOUR ONLINE ASSETS AND RESPOND QUICKLY TO THREATS

We are a managed service that allows your firm to concentrate on value-added functions and business processes rather than performing labor-intensive security tasks. Our customers experience peace of mind knowing their data is safe and that their networks, cloud environments, and endpoints are being monitored.

Experienced Team

Our analysts have experience monitoring networks like yours and understand the unique security needs of the energy sector.

Rapid Deployment

It’s quick and easy to get started. Customers typically set up USM in under an hour and one of our experts will be there to help you every step of the way.

Unrivaled Support

Don’t spend hours waiting for a response to your ticket. Our support team will get back to you in minutes and work with you for as long as you need us. 

PROTECT YOUR CLIENTS’ INFORMATION AND MITIGATE RISK

Without proper monitoring in place, the average network intrusion will go undetected for 6 months. In that time, cybercriminals can gain access to physical security systems, industrial controllers, and customer and employee data. It is critical for firms in the energy sector to implement cyber threat monitoring to keep their assets and customer data secure. Our customers have utilized Clearnetwork USM to: 

Gain greater visibility of their online assets and vulnerabilities

Simplify compliance with PCI, NERC-CIP, and other regulations

Boost security efficiency for overburdened IT staff

Maintain customer and employee data integrity

Meet customers’ data security and policy requirements

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