We’ve wrapped up our 10th Client Conference in our backyard here in Fort Collins, CO. A huge thank you to all that attended!
This post is not meant to endorse specific agencies or companies, nor is it meant to support any specific piece of legislation. Rather, we just wanted to begin a much-needed conversation about cyber security and our nation’s pipelines.
We are all aware of the acute threats from hackers and of their ability to wreak havoc, disrupt infrastructure, and compromise data integrity. And the threat to the oil and gas industry is no less.
The US has the largest network of energy pipelines in the world, with more than 2.7 million miles of pipe. A cybersecurity breach within the pipeline environment could have a tremendous impact, from compromised data creating competitive disadvantages to automated pressure changes causing catastrophic physical disruptions.
With 1 month of the New Year under our belt, it’s a good time to take a step back and look at the state of the GIS community. From my perspective, and I think many of you would agree, it’s easy to see the current state is change. The multidisciplinary nature of GIS has always made it a dynamic industry. Today we are seeing greater change, at a more rapid pace. There are 3 main areas where change will provide the greatest impact to a GIS professionals day-to-day activities.
It’s been a busy year for the oil and gas industry, and we want to keep you in the know; so we found some articles over the past month for you to scan and get up to speed on.
The technological landscape is constantly changing. At New Century Software, we strive to stay on the cutting edge of new technology, understand its value, and use it for solutions that meet your business needs. New technologies can provide great value; however, we also want to maintain a stable solution base for our clients.
In the oil and gas pipeline industry there's always something in the news whether it's good, bad or just informational. Getting through all of this news can be daunting, so we thought we'd help out and found some articles for you to peruse to stay in the loop.