Uk media outlet ITPro has published an in-depth analysis of a rise in cyberattacks targeting the energy sector and CPW’s Kristin Bryan provided her insights for the article.  This trend spans both the US and Europe, as earlier in the year CPW covered the Colonial Pipeline (and resulting data event litigation)  where a ransomware attack carried out by cybercriminals crippled the Colonial Pipeline’s functionality.  The Pipeline was taken offline as a remedial measure, causing significant gasoline shortages across the Eastern United States.

You can read the ITPro article and check out Kristin Bryan’s comments here.