Cyber Security - Articles and news items

Are smart cities safe?

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  6 June 2017  •  Graham Ellis

Eurotransport’s regular blogger, Graham Ellis, questions whether smart cities will actually ever happen, and if they do, will they be safe?

LoRa wireless connectivity helps operators in transportation

Webinars, Z homepage promo  •  16 May 2017  •  Kontron

Improving passenger experience and predicting operational issues in vehicles with sensors are major goals for transportation operators. New technology in the low power wireless domain can help…

Safety & Security In-Depth Focus 2017

Issue 1 2017, Supplements, Z homepage promo  •  20 February 2017  •  Eurotransport

Secure, safe and seamless operations; Policing London’s Night Tube; Ensuring safety and service efficiency for bus users in Malta; and Combatting today’s cyber threat in transport…

Safety and security within public transport systems

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  26 January 2017  •  Graham Ellis

Eurotransport’s regular blogger Graham Ellis discusses the issues surrounding safety and security within public transport systems…

Cyber security in a transport revolution

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  20 January 2017  •  James Gleave, Foresight Analyst at Transport Systems Catapult and owner of consultancy Transport Futures

James Gleave, a Foresight Analyst at Transport Systems Catapult and owner of consultancy Transport Futures, discusses cyber security in intelligent mobility and provides steps on staying secure.

Transport sector needs to increase its focus on cyber-security says report

Industry news  •  28 November 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Eurotransport

According to a report published by Transport Systems Catapult (TSC), the UK Transport sector needs to increase its focus on cyber-security in the face of rapidly emerging technological developments.

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency hacked

Industry news  •  28 November 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Eurotransport

According to reports, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency was hacked on Friday 25 November resulting in customers being able to travel for free on the city’s light-rail system.

Supporting transport innovation through future research programmes

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  31 October 2016  •  Jayne Diffin, Head of Innovation and Development, TRL

Cyber security, virtual reality and machine learning will drive the future of transport says Jayne Diffin, Head of Innovation at the Transport Research Laboratory, as the organisation reveals research projects being delivered over the coming year…

Fighting cyber threats

Transport Extra  •  6 September 2016  •  Thomas Kritzer, Head of the Operations Control & Customer Service Business Unit, Wiener Linien

We have learned to deal with terrorist threats and, unfortunately, executed attacks. Cyber threats, however, are often still ‘intangible’ and perceived as difficult to fight…