SECFORCE presented at the IGEM conference

The gas and energy sectors face significant challenges in regard to IT security. An evolving industry where reliance on IT systems has become key, being a potential target of terrorism attacks and where high availability and business continuity is a must, IT security shouldn’t be overlooked.

SECFORCE presented the challenges faced by Gas and Energy corporations in the IGEM annual conference:

http://www.igem.org.uk/news-events/annual-conference-2012.aspx

The talk provided an overview of the threats of the companies in the energy sector, the current threats affecting SCADA systems, attackers’ motivations and a roadmap towards an increase on security.