Connectivity offers numerous benefits in terms of cost saving, efficiency and saving emissions. For example, a train can be remotely started and warmed up without a driver needing to be present. Fuel efficiency can be remotely monitored and optimised in near real time
However, connectivity with poor or no cyber security can result in rail systems being exposed. We are starting to see similar issues to those found in connected vehicles 5 years ago now emerge in rail systems.
What can we learn from the mistakes of the past in the automotive sector to improve rail systems security today?
Paul Brownridge will be presenting