October 2016: American Gas Magazine
Since 1996, Carnegie Mellon’s cybersecurity experts have collected at least 1,200 publicly reported cases of insiders causing harm to companies and other institutions—but that might only be the tip of the iceberg. As physical and cyber threats become a company priority across all industries, here’s how natural gas utilities in particular can protect their physical and intellectual assets.
Inside This Issue:
Technological innovations are moving our industry forward. At the same time, there are greater risks. We must remain vigilant and continue to plan for our future and our place in it.
From harnessing virtual reality to feeding wind power into natural gas pipelines, utilities are forging the path to the future.
New initiatives in supplier diversity are strengthening local communities and economies.
In today’s shifting landscape, utilities must place an emphasis on accelerated learning, enabling field workers to become more skilled and more productive—all in a shorter period of time.
An Atlanta Gas Light lead crewman boasts an impressive 43 years on the job without a single incident—and is serving as a mentor to new employees.