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Middle East Oil & Gas sectors most at threat of cyber attack

The threat of an industrial cyber risk on energy companies is rising and the risk of a breach coming from circumstances outside of their control is growing, according to a survey of oil and gas executives in the Middle East.  The survey was conducted by Siemens and the Ponemon Institute, with the former due to…

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Middle East Oil & Gas sectors most at threat of cyber attack

The threat of an industrial cyber risk on energy companies is rising and the risk of a breach coming from circumstances outside of their control is growing, according to a survey of oil and gas executives in the Middle East.  The survey was conducted by Siemens and the Ponemon Institute, with the former due to…

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Synectics wins contracts for offshore oil security in Saudi Arabia and Iran

Synectics has secured multiple contracts for onshore and offshore oil and gas developments, spanning Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Iran. Encompassing a broad mix of Synectics’ surveillance and security management solutions, the contracts will see the business deploy over 700 COEX camera stations across the Middle East region – in a number of cases…

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Securing oil and gas production in the Middle East is vital

As global demand for oil and gas continues to rise, and we become increasingly dependant on the Middle East for its oil and gas reserves, it is imperative that these resources are adequately protected. Current estimates, according to www.geoexpro.com, place the Middle East’s conventional oil at nearly half of the world’s proven recoverable crude. Despite…

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“Green” threat to oil rig security – an issue as alarming as piracy

Greenpeace threat to oil rig security

Expert insight from Amanda Roberts, Jeanius Consulting Last week an oil rig in the Barents Sea hit the headlines after being successfully boarded, stopping drilling for 89 hours at an estimated cost of $1.26million. So who were the boarders; gun toting pirates threatening violence and looking to steal?  No, this was a “peaceful” protest executed…

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