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Moody's: Cyber regulations would be 'credit positive' for gas pipelines

July 11, 2019 |
Charlie Mitchell

A new report by Moody's Investors Services says imposing mandatory cybersecurity regulations on natural gas pipelines would have a positive effect on those companies' credit-worthiness, an analysis that comes as the industry faces calls from manufacturers and some lawmakers for greater oversight of its cyber efforts.

“The implementation of mandatory standards for gas pipelines is credit positive because it would force any late adopters of the standards to strengthen their baseline defenses, which would in turn make them less of...

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