Case Study: Cybersecurity for Natural Gas Generation

Case Study: Cybersecurity for Natural Gas Generation

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Learn how Industrial Defender helped an offshore natural gas generation company unify their OT and IT cybersecurity monitoring operation and solve complex multi-national compliance challenges.

Customer Profile

A natural gas company that delivers gas from offshore platforms through processing plants to customer distribution points in the Middle East.

Goals & Challenges

Enable real time awareness of security posture within the customer’s networks and components.
Deploy compliance and reporting functionality used to answer auditor concerns and comply with national laws.
Significantly reduce cybersecurity management while increasing security visibility.
Divide ICS cybersecurity into two geographic locations within the entire gas flow stream, i.e. platform to customer.

Results

Dramatically improved cybersecurity visibility into the ICS network.
A single interface to reduce cybersecurity management and automate tasks, including compliance reporting.
Exceptional reporting capabilities resulted in compliance with international government monitoring regulations where no previous automated mechanism existed.
ASM, ASAs and NTAs were deployed to monitor many assets consisting of switches, firewalls, computers and servers.
Achieved a complete security picture through active and passive monitoring of events, devices and networks.