Securing transport (photo)

24 February 2016 | IET London: Savoy Place

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Wednesday 24 February 2016


Registration and refreshments


Chairman's welcome

Hugh Boyes, Director, Bodvoc Ltd


Keynote: Transport - Evolving cyber risk in the transport sector

Transport Systems Catapult


Keynote: Rail transport- Analysis of the actual security risk, its likelihood and impact; protection and mitigation

  • Cyber threats to information and communication infrastructure
  • Assessing and mitigating the cyber security threat to rail networks
  • Review and improvement of security over time to keep up with changing threats and vulnerabilities

Darren Hepburn, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Network Rail Telecoms


Addressing cyber risk in the future of travel and connectivity

  • How networking via mobile devices including sensors impact the cyber security of road vehicles and rail
  • Addressing cyber risks across multiple devices through system resilience and data encryption
  • Opportunities that cellular standards based LPWAN solutions and 5G can bring to transport

Vinnett Taylor, Head of M2M and IoT Specialist, Telefónica UK 


Refreshments and networking opportunity


Steps taken by vehicles manufacturers to tackle automotive cyber security

  • Embedding technologies to assure safety and security
  • Compliance to evolving cyber security regulatory requirements

Dr. Alex Mouzakitis, Head of Electrical, Electronics and Software Engineering Research & Technology, Jaguar Land Rover


Aligning safety and security systems for connected vehicles

  • Challenges and potential solutions for connected cars and automated driving
  • Safe and secure engineering solutions

David Ward, Head of Functional Safety, MIRA Ltd, UK


Insights into the challenge of growing cyber-crime networks and their sophisticated tactics in the transport sector



Lunch and networking opportunity


GNSS Receivers and the cyber –threat

  • Cyber threat to the RF channels used by receivers for GNSS signal reception
  • GNSS jamming - lessons from the IP community

Guy Buesnel, Market Segment Leader - Robust Position Navigation and Timing, Spirent Communications


Security against cyber threats of interconnected multimodal public transport and infrastructure

  • Innovative sensors for navigation and interaction with traffic infrastructure
  • Operational and technical security challenges in cooperative interconnected intelligent transport systems

Prof. Roy Isbell, Principal Fellow, Cyber Security Centre, University of Warwick


A practitioner’s perspective : lessons from water

  • Reflections from the water sector’s rapid journey over past year
  • Practical lessons that can be taken across into urban transport
  • It’s as much about people as technology

David Essex, Associate Director, Business Lead Management Consulting - Water, Arup


Refreshments and networking opportunity


Cyber security in distributed automotive systems

  • Securing the transport supply chain
  • Defending themselves in the face of cyber attack

Peter Davies, Director – Security Concepts, Thales e-Security


Panel discussion - Transport security: challenges of technology innovation

  • Urban areas: sensing, data and new modes of transport
  • Minimising risk in tech innovation
  • Leveraging developments in other sectors, namely open data and ICT
  • Research and innovation funding
  • Stepping up in the aftermath of an attack

Chair: Dr. Siraj A. Shaikh, Reader in Cyber Security, Coventry University
Mike Parris, Head of Secure Car Division, SBD
Alexandra Luck, Principal, A Luck Associates
Prof. Roy Isbell, Principal Fellow, Cyber Security Centre, University of Warwick


Chairman's closing address

Hugh Boyes, Director, Bodvoc Ltd


End of seminar


Programme is correct at time of publication. Topics and speakers are subject to change.

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