Ensuring the security of people, technology and assets is key to a safe railroad network. Digital and physical security technology must be invested in with $2 billion spent since 9/11 and a further $6 billion of needs identified.
With train control, communications and mission critical networks becoming IT driven the issue of network security and cyber threats has been steadily increasing. It is no longer the responsibility on 1 department and requires a collaborative approach from many stakeholders.
Preparing for “hybrid attacks” – combined threats to cyber and physical security.
Michael Dinning, Director, Multimodal Programs and Partnerships, USDOT VOLPE Center
Onboard video for security and safety.
Sean Ryan, Chief Security Officer, MTA Metro North Railroad
Case study: Using drones for 3D modeling and vegetation management.
Pascal Baran, Chief Engineering Officer, Keolis Commuter Services
WHO WILL BENEFIT FROM THESE SESSIONS?
This track will be of value to global rail industry professionals with an expertise in: