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Cyber resiliency: A clear and urgent necessity for modern railroads

(Source: Railway Age, March 21, 2019)

NEW YORK — The World Economic Forum’s most recent Regional Risks of Doing Business report lists cyberattacks as the top concern of corporate executives in 19 countries, including advanced economies in North America, Europe, and Asia. These concerns, according to the report, “highlight the growing reliance of global commerce on digital networks that are the target of increasingly sophisticated and prolific attacks.” Globally, rail offers a relatively soft and highly tempting target for those looking to wreak havoc, as rail is often closely tied to a country’s economic infrastructure and mobility.

Full story: Railway Age

Friday, March 22, 2019

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