What Are the Cyber Threat Vectors and Impact to Energy?
Cyber threats are strategic attacks aimed at disrupting industrial activity for benefits spread across monetary, competitive, and political factors.
Political: This includes attacks sponsored by state or non-state actors, who attempt to disrupt industrial operations and cause large-scale destruction for political reasons.
Co...mpetitive: This includes attacks sponsored by competitors keen on gaining market supremacy and increasing profitability.Monetary: This includes attacks from internal or external sources for monetary benefits. Extortion through cyber-attacks for financial gains by cyber criminals is an example for this category.