Energy and utility companies face complex security demands for monitoring, operating, and protecting critical infrastructures. Not only must energy companies comply with the stringent NERC CIP standards that carry heavy fines for non-conformance, they must also address more common challenges like: budget and resource constraints, exponential growth of digital information, and increased reliance on technology to effectively manage critical infrastructure.
While data integrity and confidentiality are important, system availability is the most important consideration for utilities. These mandates have a direct impact on the process and security technologies necessary to effectively maintain compliance. VioPoint understands the common obstacles that energy companies face in effectively managing risk and compliance and offer a diverse set of solutions that are tailored to the specific needs of this industry: