Experts Warn of Cyber Threats to Rail Industry

Cyber security threats to rail operations are a pressing issue that will get more serious, a panel of experts said yesterday.

These threats, which are exacerbated by issues such as legacy components in the transport system, will need to be addressed to safeguard the safety of commuters on trains, said the panel, which included the Land Transport Authority’s (LTA) chief information security officer Huang Shao Fei.

Mr Huang, with SBS Transit’s head of rail development Jeffrey Sim and Thales’ cyber security expert for transport Benoit Bruyere, was speaking at a panel discussion on cyber security for rail at the Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress yesterday.

Read more at The Straits Times

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