Of late, enterprises in the energy and utilities sector have become the prime target for hackers and cyber-terrorists worldwide. Ranging from brute force attacks to malware and botnet, these security attacks often lead to malfunction or operational failures within the energy infrastructure, creating a cascading impact on critical aspects like transportation, communication and water systems.
As the threats continue to grow in sophistication, finding viable and cost-effective solutions to proactively develop a targeted, comprehensive energy security plan that combines cyber and physical security measures is the key for enterprises. This will place a company in the best posture to withstand government and public scrutiny in the event of a catastrophic cyber incident.
There are scores of security solution providers that help firms in the energy sector implement solutions to secure their IT infrastructure, including physical and perimeter security, as well as authentication, device and endpoint security, and monitoring. These solutions also help enterprises align with existing cyber security risk management programs.
In this pivotal juncture, to help the stakeholders in energy space select the most suitable security and risk management methodology, several prominent CEOs, CIOs, VCs, analysts, along with the editorial team at Energy CIO Insight have thoroughly assessed scores of solution providers and picked out a list of prime choices.
We have evaluated the vendor’s ability to help clients achieve their goals, keeping in mind, the value for money and the ability to customize the products to organizational needs.
Energy CIO Insight presents to you the Top 10 Security & Risk Management Solution Providers 2016.