Announcements

ARDUA STRATEGIES SPONSORS BABY GUNN’S ADOPTION EVENT

Ardua Strategies is proud to sponsor our 1st Annual Adoption Event with Baby Gunn’s Animal Rescue. The event will be held on Saturday, September 1 in Paris, TX, from 12-5pm at 3010 NE Loop 286.

Find your new bestie today

Ardua Strategies will match all adoption fees and donations. Free gift bag of goodies with each adopted dog! Not in the area but want to donate? Just use this link!

Your support saves some amazing dogs! Thank you!


NEW TEAM MEMBERS

Ardua is pleased to announce two new members of our consultant team! Mac Fitzgerald will serve as a Senior Oil & Gas Consultant, located in Oklahoma. Joshua Gilmore joins us a Security Researcher, located in north Texas. We’re excited to continue expanding our team and offering added services to our clients.


NEW OFFICE OPENING IN EL PASO, TX

We are coming to the Sun City!
El Paso, TX

Pleased to announce Ardua’s new office in El Paso, Texas, serving the Permian Basin and Border Energy Security needs. Come visit us!


NETWORK SECURITY CONSULTANT POSITION OPEN

We are seeking an experienced network security consultant to join our existing team of security professionals. This team performs architecture reviews and security assessments of complex operational process control networks. Work includes data collection, configuration review, and analysis against cyber security best practices and industry standards. This position requires:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Knowledge of process control networks
  • A clear understanding of operational risks and consequences in oil and gas
  • A working knowledge of, or desire to learn, industry standards and the regulations
  • Experience handling sensitive data
  • Experience developing and implementing risk mitigations
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including experience in technical report development and presentations to customers

This is a project-based consulting position with opportunities for full-time employment and training options. Competitive pay and telecommuting options available. Domestic and international travel is required to operational field sites.

Candidate must be a U.S. Citizen, be able to obtain a U.S. passport, and is required to pass a background check and periodic drug testing.

Ardua Strategies, Inc. is a unique, operational security consulting firm that provides comprehensive solutions to issues of the critical infrastructure community. Our work focuses entirely on highly critical, operational/OT computing environments, predominantly in the oil and gas industry.

Send a resume, portfolio, or inquiries to hiring@arduastrategies.com.


OIL & GAS SECURITY CONSULTANT POSITIONS OPEN

Ardua Strategies, Inc. is a unique, operational security consulting firm that provides comprehensive solutions to issues of the critical infrastructure community. In addition to full security program and policy development, Ardua performs technical analysis and assessment of control system architectures. Our work focuses entirely on highly critical, operational/OT computing environments, predominantly in the oil and gas industry.

We are seeking motivated, hard-working individuals with a strong computer science background, a knowledge of cyber security, and a desire work with our clients to build resilient operational architectures.

Ardua’s consultants share similar qualities: strong analysis capabilities, solid decision-making abilities, good communication skills, and a desire to see our clients succeed.

Qualified candidates should:

  • Have a minimum of 5-10 years in computer science or information technology
  • Have experience with common cyber security evaluation tools and exploit handling
  • Be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, including report writing and presentation delivery
  • Understand and adhere to information protection and handling requirements
  • Be able to work independently or in a team environment
  • Have experience interacting with customers
  • Have a working knowledge of oil and gas operations, or the desire to expand their knowledge in that field

Full-time or project-based consultant positions are available. Candidate must be a U.S. Citizen and is required to pass a background check and periodic drug testing.

Telecommuting options available with required, periodic travel to offices in Texas. Domestic and international travel is required to operational field sites.

Be a part of ensuring the national critical infrastructure is secure and stable.… now and for future generations. Send a resume, portfolio, or inquiries to hiring@arduastrategies.com.


LOOKING FOR A GOOD PLACE TO START BUILDING A SECURITY PLAN?

See Annie’s article in the April 2018 issue of Natural Gas & Electricity magazine – “Developing a cybersecurity protocol for your operational environmentNatural Gas & Electricity 34/9, ©2018 Wiley Periodicals, Inc., a Wiley company.


EUCI Oil & Gas Cybersecurity Conference, August 2-3, 2017 in Houston.

Annie McIntyre will be speaking in two session and this year’s EUCI Conference:

  • Develop your organization’s cybersecurity protocol
  • Presentation of research findings from the LOGIIC Mobility Project

For more information, or to register, go to: https://www.euci.com/event_post/0817-oil-and-gas-cybersecurity/


DOWNLOAD ARDUA STRATEGIES’ WEBINAR PRESENTATION

Ardua’s Webinar for ENTELEC on Effective ICS Security Practices is available here.


ARDUA STRATEGIES TECHNICAL LEAD FOR LOGIIC

Ardua is pleased to serve as the Technical Lead for the Linking the Oil and Gas Industry to Improve Cybersecurity (LOGIIC) Project. LOGIIC is a consortium of major oil and gas companies and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Since 2011, Ardua has conducted six technical projects with LOGIIC. DHS recently released this video on the latest LOGIIC activities.

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