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Utilities and Energy Industry

Cyber security is of the utmost importance when it comes to the energy industry. The loss of critical infrastructure could lead to catastrophic and potentially life-threatening scenarios, ultimately affecting cities, countries, and global economies.

With the energy industry incorporating technology it is becoming an increasingly appetizing target for cybercriminals’ intent on causing maximum disruption. We provide businesses with the security necessary to protect you from the growing cyber threat landscape.

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The energy sector is an incredibly technical and complex business sector, with companies spending millions on the necessary physical and virtual infrastructure to maintain performance.

Oyster Technologies can work with your organization’s IT and cybersecurity team to improve threat detection and prevention, whilst ensuring you adhere to strict compliance standards such as ISO 27001, GDPR, and PAS 555.

We ensure the safety of your business by protecting your critical systems, providing awareness and training for your employees, securing company information, or providing ICT security and security for your industrial and operational technology.

Defence Against Multiple Cyber Threats

Whilst energy and utility providers can fall victim to conventional cyber-attacks that exploit weaknesses in malware protection, data protection or network security, this specific industry presents a unique set of challenges.

Products such as Check Point’s 1200R Appliance for Industrial Control Systems present the perfect solution for an organization that requires the highest level of protection for its critical systems and industrial control technology.

It’s adept at functioning in harsh conditions thanks to its compact fan-less design (no moving parts) and its operating temperature range of -40°C to 75°C. Allowing you deploy this protection in almost all-weather conditions.

At Oyster Technologies, we have certified professionals in firewalls, cloud security, and endpoint protection. These highly trained engineers are qualified to deploy and maintain these solutions for you, preventing any attacks on critical infrastructure.

Although utility and energy companies are susceptible to threats concerning their critical systems and infrastructure, they are not immune to more general dangers.

That’s why Oyster Technologies deploy industry-leading solutions from vendors such as Symantec. Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP), Symantec Endpoint detection and response (for network, endpoint, and email), and Symantec email cloud for email security are all available to be customized and implemented by our certified engineers.

A pivotal element of defense against cybersecurity threats within the energy industry is employee education. That’s why we’ve also partnered with Enlive to provide you with a tailored learning management system that helps you to achieve your in-house training objectives.

Why Oyster Technologies are Different

We are a premier cyber security solutions provider, which means we partner with only highly-reliable security vendors to give our clients the highest level of protection.

Our fully qualified, certified, and highly experienced engineers undertake a painstaking design and meticulous implementation process to ensure your systems are functioning exactly as you had envisioned.

If you’re an energy or utilities provider that needs state-of-the-art business protection, then don’t hesitate to get in touch with us to discuss your cyber security concerns.

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