Critical infrastructure control systems are at risk from wireless attacks carried out over Software Defined Radio (SDR), according to Digital Assurance.
As a highly critical sector, the oil and gas infrastructure should be one of the most secure, both physically and digitally.
The EUís cyber security agency ENISA has investigated the challenges for baseline smart grids protection in Europe.
Smart grid industrial control systems (ICS) remain in a state of flux.
The official website and the email servers of Ras Laffan Liquefied Natural Gas Company - the world's second largest liquefied natural gas company which distributes some 36 million tons of it every year - have been taken offline after a still unknown virus hit the company's office systems.
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