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How railroads are keeping trains safe from hackers

(Source: Fast Company, April 29, 2019)

NEW YORK — Railroads have historically focused on safety, from ensuring tracks and trains are properly maintained to making sure pedestrians and drivers stay out of harm’s way, but lately they’ve also emphasized a new type of protection: cybersecurity. Experts say digital threats to railroads can come in the form of malware outbreaks and hacks that disrupt back-office systems, like those that handle scheduling and billing. Potentially more seriously, attacks could be specifically designed to disrupt or even derail trains in motion.

Full story: www.fastcompany.com

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

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