© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Holding tanks are seen in an aerial photograph at Colonial Pipeline’s Charlotte Tank Farm in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States, May 10, 2021. REUTERS / Drone Base
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Department of Homeland Security on Thursday released a new safety guideline for pipeline owners and operators after a Colonial pipeline hack disrupted fuel supplies in the southeastern United States. United for days this month.
“The recent ransomware attack on a major oil pipeline demonstrates that the cybersecurity of pipeline systems is essential to our homeland security,” DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said in a statement.
Fusion Media or anyone involved with Fusion Media will not accept any responsibility for loss or damage resulting from reliance on any information, including data, quotes, graphics and buy / sell signals contained in this website. Be fully informed of the risks and costs associated with trading in the financial markets, it is one of the riskiest forms of investing possible.