Oil and gas drilling rigs are typically deployed in remote areas and are dispersed over hundreds and thousands of square miles, connected by transmission pipes.
This type of deployment exposes the network to many types of cyber attacks such as Man in the Middle, physical attacks and more.
Thus, the capability to control, monitor and inspect the various parameters of the controllers and sensors in the rigs and along the pipes, from remote control center, is vital for oil and gas operators.
In addition, many drilling rig sites have limited wireline connectivity, requiring the use of cellular connectivity as their main access method or as a backup.
The Radiflow 3180 secure router is ideally suited for deployment in remote oil and gas sites: