Some of the greatest Cyber Security threats to the Railroad Industry and our Nation’s Critical Infrastructure are the continuous attacks being carried out by Nation State Actors targeting Aging Industrial Controls Infrastructure, Supply Chain Vendors, Municipal Water Supply, and a host of other vulnerable targets. This talk will help show multiple upstream impact threats that are often overlooked and can be easier targets that threaten our infrastructure and will identify key strategies to prevent attacks to these areas.
1. Identify current threats to the industry as a whole
2. Discuss baseline of cyber security threat challenges
3. List specific threats to Transit/Transportation, Shortline, Regional and Class 1 Railroads
4. Highlight applied security and practical methods for rail industry threat mitigation and risk management