Integration of cybersecurity in the design of high-speed lines

In the November edition of the technical journal "Eisenbahntechnische Rundschau" (11/2021), an article by PD Dr.-Ing. habil. Lars Schnieder and Joël Meierfeldt was published. It outlines a structured development approach for the integration of cybersecurity into the design of high-speed lines.

The future of high-speed rail is characterized by a boom in new lines worldwide. As a critical infrastructure, high-speed rail must be protected against unauthorized third parties. This requires that the involved actors coordinate measures of technical, organizational and physical access protection in the sense of an integrated approach.

In their article, PD Dr.-Ing. habil Lars Schnieder and Joël Meierfeldt explain that neither railroad companies nor manufacturers alone can provide comprehensive protection. In the current article, you can find out what a structured development approach can look like.

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