SIGNAL+DRAHT | Ausgabe 04/2019

Cybersecurity management in railway application development

April 2019 | Lars Schnieder

Functional safety management is a long-established practice in the rail industry. Its implementation is comprehensibly explained in the safety case and confirmed by independent safety assessors. The spatially distributed system landscape of rail automation along with the opening up of the system landscape to commercial off-the-shelf products (COTS) have made the railway system vulnerable to external attacks. This article outlines the basic aspects of future “Cyber‑ security Management” which needs to be implemented by both railway companies and manufacturers...