CTI Senior Consultant
Roya joined Accenture Security as a resources-focused cyber threat intelligence (CTI) senior consultant on February 20, 2019. She advises energy companies on threat actors targeting their company and industry, those threat actors’ Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTPs), supply chain vulnerabilities and provides recommendations on how to defend their networks against cyber adversaries. Prior to joining Accenture, Roya worked at Idaho National Laboratory (INL), one of the national laboratories of the United States Department of Energy (DOE), where she amassed experience in cyber-threat analysis and assessments for the US energy infrastructure. She holds an MA in Global Affairs with a focus on cyberwarfare, BA in International Relations and also served six years in the United States Navy as an operational intelligence specialist.
Threat actors of varying intent and capability, such as cyber-espionage groups (nation-state actors), organized criminal groups and hacktivist groups, have launched campaigns affecting the oil and gas (O&G) industry. There is a realistic possibility that O&G companies will face opportunistic cyber-threat actors who are likely to engage in corporate espionage attacks as well as cyber-physical […]