The transportation industry today has become increasingly digitalized and connected, relying on technology and interconnectivity for increased efficiency and improved functionality. However, being online also exposes the industry to security threats. In recent years, the transportation industry has suffered from serious cyber attacks, leading to huge losses in revenue as well as compromising the privacy of its customers.
According to Accenture research, only half of the utility executives thought they were well-prepared for the challenges of interruption from cyber attack. So we asked the experts from our speaker panel at the 6th Cyber & SCADA security forum for Power & Utilities about their opinion on the threat landscape and possible ways to prevent incidents and mitigate their effect. This article is a roundup of their insights into this very significant topic.