High stakes mark communication in the energy industry. Information regarding one company’s drilling, extraction, refining, shipping, and logistic activities, can be enough to affect prices in the sector instantly – causing a domino effect that can influence stock markets and national economies. The global scope of operations calls for communicating freely, regardless of borders.
Was the cost of a single attack on the Colonial Pipeline
Of all attacks worldwide in 2019
Is the average annual cost of cyber attacks in the sector
Of outages in Europe caused by cyber attacks
The challenges in the energy industry are similar to those faced by companies in the financial sector. Securing communications is a must due to the nature of the shared information. So is the necessity to use devices that can resist hacking attempts. There are several extra pain points added by frequent traveling:
Naturally, a security-wary traveler has to seek a way to remove local network operators from the equation. And if they are not able to do that – at least hamper the carriers’ ability to access communications by encrypting them. With Secure Group’s solutions, we offer a use-ready device for many of the challenges outlined above: