Tackling the New Cyber Threats to the Oil and Gas Industry

DNV and Applied Risk have merged to help companies increase cybersecurity and protect against online threats.

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The widely publicized cyberattack on Colonial Pipeline in April 2021 left many energy companies feeling vulnerable. Recently, the energy industry has become one of the most targeted, and vulnerable members of the sector are scrambling for ways to protect themselves.

It was this fear and need for preparation that led risk management provider DNV to acquire Applied Risk, an industrial cybersecurity specialist, with the goal of combating future cyber threats and defending other vulnerable sectors.

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Madison Ratcliff

Madison Ratcliff is an associate editor for Hart Energy's editorial team.