Security continues to play a significant and increasingly crucial and connected role within rail. Global Railway Review delves deeper into the risks, speaking to Nomad Digital’s Security Architect, Mark Robson, about their Security-as-a-Service solution, and the importance of beginning with a healthy asset management system.
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As Head of IT at DB Cargo UK, Marie Hill has developed an innovative approach to cyber-security for the organisation, which focuses on engaging the workforce in cyber-awareness activities and fun and interactive training. Here she explains how the WannaCry cyber‑attack firmly put cyber-security on her radar and how this…
Ben Möbius, Managing Director of the German Railway Industry Association (VDB), writes that, for rail to embark on a safe journey towards digitalisation, it is crucial that the European Union (EU) and its member states acknowledge and seize the opportunity for a safe ‘rail 4.0’.
Richard Thomas is a UKRRIN Industrial Fellow in Data Integration and Cyber-Security at the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE). In this article for Global Railway Review, Richard explains the intricacies of protecting and maintaining railway assets, while constantly evolving to meet the cyber-security needs of future technology.
For the first time in France, a locomotive has run in partial autonomy, under real operating conditions, with fully automated acceleration and braking functions.
The Centre of Excellence for Digital Systems is set to unite existing academic and industry capabilities to innovate and support transformational change within the rail technology sector, globally.
In this issue, we feature articles from industry experts on a vast range of topics including: What HS2 will mean for rail freight capacity in Britain; the latest developments on the Ceneri Base Tunnel project; and how GTR’s workforce is its greatest asset, plus our 'Smart Track Maintenance' and 'Cyber-Security'…
This issue takes a look at South Africa’s complex signalling modernisation programme, the next steps in standardisation of data exchanges between TMS and trains, GTR's passenger-centric response to the challenges of COVID-19, plus our 'Decarbonising Rail', 'High-Speed Rail Development' and 'Rail: Thinking Long-Term' In-Depth Focuses.
Joe Ferguson, NCSC Certified Cyber Practitioner and a Senior Information Risk Analyst, explores the challenges around cyber-security for the railway industry and the priorities to focus on moving forward.
In this digital era, the rail freight sector must embrace the further deployment of innovative solutions to transform operations and deliver better customer experience. The authors in this In-Depth Focus explain how digitalisation is integral to their efforts of driving forward changes in rail freight delivery.
This issue includes an update on building the world’s longest immersed tunnel to allow trains to cross the Femernbelt, how best to promote railways’ credentials to attract the right workforce expertise, In-Depth Focus sections on Bogies & Wheelsets and A Digital Future for Rail Freight, plus much more.
2 June 2020 | By Waterfall Security Solutions
Watch this free webinar to hear from rail industry experts about how the rail sector is reacting to challenges around cyber-security, and how advances in digital solutions and innovative technology can deliver robust cyber-security measures.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has announced the recipients of more than $302 million in grant funds to help repair and rehabilitate railroad infrastructure on 12 projects across nine states.