Cyber security: Transportation systems
A positioning event to enhance your knowledge of transport security solutions
21 June 2012 | Hallam Conference Centre, London, UK
About the seminar
The transportation network is critical to the nation’s economic vitality and way of life. The security risks within this area are evident from previous cases including a Railway hack in Pacific Northwest, Hack attacks mounted on car control systems and, more recently, attacks on train-switching technology which represents a critical vulnerability.
It is crucial for us to develop an awareness of cyber security threats, best practices and sustainable, strategic approaches to mitigating risk from cyber systems.
- How concerned should we be regarding the security threat of unauthorised access to our transport infrastructure?
- What do the industry leaders consider to be the threats/vulnerabilities to our transport network and what are the benchmark solutions?
- Whilst these systems become more integrated, to what extent can we realistically go to ensure security?
- What are the differences between physical and cyber based threats and best practices/actions to mitigate them?
This unique one-day seminar will consist of a mixture of statements, case study analysis and demonstrations from senior industry and government leaders. Lessons learned from past experiences will address the best practices to help mitigate the vulnerabilities and maintain security over the UK’s entire transport network.
It will focus on themes such as today's connected transportation environment, forensic investigations and the control vulnerabilities of:
- Railway systems
- Motor vehicles
Transportation networks worldwide are faced with thousands of daily decisions needed to keep intelligent transportation systems running smoothly and safely. In order for a secure and resilient transportation network we need to bring together all the interested parties under one roof.
Key reasons to attend:
- Enhance your knowledge of transportation cyber security issues
- Highlight open issues to be addressed in the design, integration, maintenance and operations of cyber secure transportation systems
- Offer an understanding of the Government’s approach to transport security
- Discuss innovative approaches and remediation strategies to avoid or mitigate cyber-based and physical threats
- Learn about preparations being made to ensure future transport network security
- Finding the balance between safety, availability and system security
- Network with key industry professionals
Who should attend?
Transportation stakeholders interested in learning about the solutions, vulnerabilities, risks and other issues related to cyber security on transportation systems.
This seminar will speak to technical and non-technical, managerial and operational audiences. The IET encourages all to attend, whether your role is to operate the equipment dependent on cyber security, develop new thinking on how to approach the problem, make the business decisions which drive cyber security priorities or are actually a security professional yourself.
We look forward to seeing you in London on Thursday 21 June!