September 22, 2016

Are Energy Sector IT Pros Overconfident in Data Breach Detection Skills?

Tripwire, a security and compliance solutions provider, recently performed a study aimed at determining whether or not energy sector IT professionals are overconfident in their breach detection capabilities. The study looked at seven key security controls that must be in place to quickly detect a cyber attack in progress.

“The energy sector has made significant improvements in securing their slice of the nation’s critical infrastructure, but broader adoption of security best practices is still lacking,” said Tim Erlin, director of IT security and risk strategist for Tripwire. “While dedicated security staff are intimately familiar with the deployed capabilities and gaps, IT at large is often working on assumptions of protection.”

Read the full article on energycentral.com.

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