Between 2018 and 2021, the number of ransomware attacks on ICS entities increased over 500%, according to Dragos research, with 5% of attacks impacting oil and gas entities.
Dragos has assembled the largest team of ICS cybersecurity experts, including incident responders who were among the first on the scene of the 2017 TRISIS cyberattack that targeted safety systems in a refinery. Our unique approach combines OT threat intelligence, professional services, and the most effective and efficient ICS cybersecurity technology built on this unmatched expertise to enhance visibility, detection, and response capabilities in oil and gas environments.
Oil & Natural Gas Cyber Threat Perspective
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A key challenge in the oil & gas industry is managing asset inventories and understanding overall asset visibility across large plants or geographically dispersed operations. The Dragos Platform provides ICS defenders with unprecedented visibility of their assets and communications, which helps surface threats and vulnerabilities along with operational issues that can be extremely difficult to track down. The Platform is continuously updated with Knowledge Packs that contain the latest industrial device data, intelligence-driven analytics, and prescriptive guidance via playbooks to investigate and respond to incidents.EXPLORE THE DRAGOS PLATFORM
Gain in-depth visibility of threats & vulnerabilities oil and gas networks face.
Ransomware has emerged as a top threat to oil and gas operations, and is a focus of Dragos’s ICS Threat Intelligence analysts. Make global situational awareness part of your comprehensive security strategy with Dragos ICS Threat Intelligence. Receive pertinent threat reports, vunerability advisories, and IOCs via email or our convenient online portal.THREAT INTELLIGENCE
Combat oil and gas cyber threats from all angles.
Dragos’s experienced Professional Services team can be dispatched to perform a variety of activities that allow you to fully understand your ICS environment and its vulnerabilities, mitigate risks, and respond to threats confidently. A common first step is conducting Architecture Reviews to assess the ICS Program and overall Topology deployed. Then, we can conduct Tabletop Exercises to educate and prepare your cross-functional teams to respond to an incident, and also offer instructor-led ICS training classes year-round to level-up understanding and skills in OT cybersecurity.PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
Where Dragos differentiates from many [competitors] is in the ICS-focused expertise of its team, reflected in its intelligence-centric approach, where its deep and detailed knowledge of the specifics of the ICS threat landscape are borne out of experience.
Known Activity Groups Targeting Oil & Gas Operations
The oil and gas industry is a prime target for adversaries seeking to exploit industrial control systems environments. An attack can happen at any point across the major stages of operations. To help protect your infrastructure, Dragos tracks nine activity groups specifically targeting oil and gas and will continue to update this list as more information becomes available.
Defend Against Ransomware Threats _
Ransomware can directly impact OT in critical environments such as wellhead operations, compressor stations, and metering stations. And, even when it cripples the IT network, industrial processes can be impacted by forcing operators to halt OT operations as a precaution.