TRB Hosts Webinar on Protecting Transportation Infrastructure from Cyber Attacks

The Transportation Research Board is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 from 2:00 to 3:30pm ET on Protecting Transportation Infrastructure from Cyber Attacks. “This webinar will focus on fundamental strategic, management, and planning activities associated with highway transportation control systems’ cyber security. The presenters will summarize information that is intended to narrow the gap between cybersecurity specialists and highway transportation operations managers. They will provide context regarding highway transportation critical systems, security vulnerabilities of typical highway transportation control systems, and effective cyber security practices.”

Webinar Outline

  1. Overview of the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) publication
  2. What is cybersecurity and why it matters to highway transportation
  3. Cyber security risk
  4. Countermeasures
  5. Cyber security training
  6. Question and answer session

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify common cyber vulnerabilities of highway transportation infrastructure, including those pertaining to various operations systems used in their organizations
  2. Assess whether their Continuity of Government and Disaster Management Plans include cyber risks
  3. Recognize whether there are sufficient resources and training in place to monitor, identify intrusions, take effective countermeasures, and recover from serious cyber incidences
  4. Use the reference materials to develop more mature governance approaches

To learn more about cyber infrastructure protection please visit the Homeland Security Digital Library (some material may require HSDL login).