White paper: Effective IAM is only 30% technology
Cyber security does not start and end with technology. Effective Identity and access management is 70% people, process and politics, and only 30% technology.
Research suggests most cyber incidents are caused by human error; from the employee who clicks on a well designed phishing link, a contractor who has his or her laptop stolen, an executive who leaves a copy of a confidential report on the train or a member of the IT team who fails to properly configure cloud security protocols.
The more oil and gas companies can share information, from cyber threat indicators to counter-measures, the more secure the industry will be as a whole. Here is an in-depth look at how oil and gas companies can have a well-defined policy on cloud services.