Aramco chief calls for ‘innovation’ backed by cybersecurity regime

RIYADH: The energy sector is notably susceptible to cybersecurity attacks by new technologies, warns Aramco CEO.

In an address at the Global Cybersecurity Forum in Riyadh, Amin H. Nasser outlined that while rapid digitalization has greatly improved efficiency, new technologies pose “unique risks” that energy companies are more susceptible to.

Last year, 97 zettabytes of data – equivalent to 97 trillion gigabytes — were generated internationally.

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