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Fall 2022, No. 2, Vol. 4 / Romanian Cyber Security Journal


Cybersecurity in the Railway Sector

Simona Georgiana PREDESCU, Daniel SAVU, Victor Emmanuell BADEA

simona.predescu@ici.ro, daniel.savu@ici.ro, emmanuell.badea@ici.ro


Abstract:

This paper presents the approaches related to the digital transformation in the railway sector. Cyber security is a priority for the proper functioning of government or industrial control systems. Safety is a central point of the activities of the railway sector, being in the total responsibility of the companies, infrastructures and enterprises in the sector, while the security assurance is shared by them with the authorities. The most significant challenges facing this sector is cybersecurity. In recent years, railway companies have developed ambitious digital strategies, especially to cope with the growing number of passengers. They have implemented and interconnected information systems that combine IT, operational technology and the Internet of Things (IoT) in the management and control systems of trains, metro trains and trams, railway signaling systems and railway operations control centers.

Keywords:
railway cybersecurity, railway, Digital Transformation, Cybersecurity

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Simona Georgiana PREDESCU, Daniel SAVU, Victor Emmanuell BADEA, "Cybersecurity in the Railway Sector", Romanian Cyber Security Journal, ISSN 2668-6430, vol. 4(2), pp. 95-104, 2022. https://doi.org/10.54851/v4i2y2022010