Thousands of security vulnerabilities are discovered every year in software, systems and IT infrastructures. Attackers exploit these vulnerabilities to penetrate the communications networks of organizations and gain access to critical assets for the purpose of harming confidentiality, integrity and availability of data or systems
What does it come to your mind when you hear talking about hackers? Probably your first thoughts focus on breaking passwords and damaging a webpage or a computer. Maybe you think about the idea of stealing bank details in order to make money. You are right, but it is not common to relate cyber-security to healthcare when, actually, it is one of the most important targets of hackers.
The CIPSEC project was invited to give a presentation in the context of the EU-Rail ISAC Meeting held at Deutsche Bahn premises in Frankfurt. This meeting counted on the participation of representatives from DB Netz AG, Bane Danmark, EIM Rail, Infrabel, SBB, the Swiss Rail Administration, European Commission, ENISA, ERA, Hit Rail, BaneNOR, Finish Railways, Slovenia Railways and ProRail.
CIPSEC partners joined their efforts during two days to work on the business cases of both the individual solutions and the framework. The exploitation workshop, delivered by Ignasi Garcia-Mila Vidal and Denis Guilhot, was organised by Worldsensing and took place at DB facilities in Frankfurt am Main on the 18th and 19th of October.