Cyber Securing Critical Business for the Rail Sector

December 1st, 2020

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Cyber Securing Critical Business for the Rail Sector

Event submitted on Monday, October 26th 2020, approved by Content Team

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December 1st, 2020
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On December 1st, 2020, the Cyber Senate will be hosting a webinar on “Cyber Securing Critical Business for the Rail Sector.” We are pleased to be joined by Airbus Cybersecurity and Northern Rail, a collaborative effort that will dive deeper into why the rail sector should be including cyber as a business risk in their overarching strategy, a look at the cyber threats and impacts to the sector, how to better mitigate supply chain risk and lessons learned from Airbus’ experience with their customer base across CNI and how to comply with the NIS directive.

Presenters include:

  • Andrew Cooke, Head of Cyber Consulting, Airbus CyberSecurity
  • Ben Worthy, OT Consultancy Team Lead, Airbus CyberSecurity
  • Marc Silverwood, Digital Trains Programme Lead, Northern Trains
  • George Copeland MSc MBCS CITP, Marlborough Consulting


Introduction about general business risks and the importance of considering cyber as part of this

  • Northern Rail’s introduction to digital trains and the resulting cybersecurity implications
  • Airbus CyberSecurity DNA – This is what we do as a manufacturer
  • Rail cybersecurity challenges, threats, and possible impacts
  • Security by Design – Its importance and best practice
  • How Airbus CyberSecurity manages our supply chain risks- Reflected in Rail
  • Our approach for complying with NIS directive based on our practices with CNI customers
  • NIS regulation as a driver for investment & future direction of cybersecurity
  • How we can translate other CNI experience best practice to the railway industry
  • How our practices can be reflected Train Operating Companies

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