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Cybersecurity May 21, 2021

Colonial Pipeline incident reinforces value of managed OT system isolation

The cyberattack that compromised Colonial Pipeline serves as sobering reminder that operational technology (OT) system isolation must be consistently managed. Four lessons from the incident are highlighted.

By Jonathan Lang, Andrew Meyers, Leif Eriksen
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Oil and Gas May 11, 2021

Lessons learned from the Colonial Pipeline attack

The ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline brings fresh attention to the cyber attacks being launched against critical infrastructure and how vigilance is more important than ever.

By Ron Brash
Percentage of ICS computers on which malicious objects were blocked in selected industries Courtesy: Kaspersky/ISSSource
Cybersecurity October 14, 2020

Building automation, oil and gas facilities are top cybersecurity targets

There has been an increase in the percentage of systems attacked in the oil and gas industry as well as the building automation sector during the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Gregory Hale
Source: OOC Subsea Leak Detection Working Group, Advanced Monitoring Subcommittee
Oil and Gas September 29, 2020

Think leak first

How the oil & gas industry can mitigate catastrophic subsea leaks

By Raouf J. Hadad, P.E., MBA and Han Hsien Seah, MEng
Events and Awards August 3, 2020

Vote for the best products of 2020

Who will win gold in 2020? Oil & Gas Engineering announces the finalists for its 4th annual Product of the Year competition.

By Amanda Pelliccione
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IIoT, Industrie 4.0 July 31, 2020

Flare stack monitoring made easy with edge-enabled video analytics

Real-time remote monitoring of a pressing concern in oil & gas

By Ramya Ravichandar
Courtesy: Cirrus Link
Oil and Gas July 30, 2020

Modernize electronic flow measurement with MQTT

MQTT is a publish/subscribe, extremely simple and lightweight messaging protocol

By Arlen Nipper
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
Cybersecurity June 3, 2020

Oil and gas industry facing spearphishing attacks

Cyber criminals are aiming their attacks at the oil and gas sector by impersonating specific engineer contractors and shipping companies. Know what to look for and how to avoid a cyber attack.

By Gregory Hale
Blockchain is a decentralized, distributed, and oftentimes public, digital ledger used to record transactions across many computers so that any involved record cannot be altered retroactively, without the alteration of all subsequent blocks. Courtesy: Data Gumbo
Asset Management June 2, 2020

Blockchain establishes truth

Why blockchain should be a part of any new well build

By Andrew Bruce
Courtesy: Deepwater Subsea
Analytics June 1, 2020

Remote monitoring of blowout preventers improves operations

BOP system tester uses analytics software to help its oil & gas clients avoid downtime and incident

By Michael Fry