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[TIMELINE] A History Of Cybergeddon In The Energy Industry

Contributor: Tim Haïdar, EIC
Posted: 05/12/2014
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BP’s CEO, Bob Dudley, revealed in 2013 that BP suffered on average 50,000 cyber attacks every day, from both domestic and foreign offenders. The scale of this activity is underlined in a report conducted by the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), where the energy sector was cited as the most vulnerable industry vertical to cyber attacks.

In the following timeline, we take a look at the cyber attacks that have rocked the oil and gas and energy industries from the dawn of computing to the present day.

Tim Haidar
Contributor: Tim Haïdar, EIC