While many utilities organizations have improved their cyber security practices, threats are constantly multiplying and evolving. Read the key findings and implications for power & utility companies from The Global State of Information Security® Survey 2014.
While many utilities organizations have raised the bar on security, their adversaries have done better. Threats are constantly multiplying and evolving. And hot-button technologies like cloud computing, mobility, and BYOD are implemented before they are secured. Many utilities executives are hesitant to share security intelligence with others, forgoing a powerful offensive tool against targeted, dynamic attacks.
Utilities organizations need to identify their most valuable assets and prioritize protection. Security incidents should be seen as a critical business risk that may not always be preventable, but can be managed to acceptable levels.
Visit www.pwc.com/gsiss2014 to explore the data and benchmark your organization.