8th Annual Control Systems Cybersecurity Europe Cyber Senate 8th Annual Control Systems Cybersecurity Europe Cyber Senate

Nuclear and Rail Challenges

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Unique Challenges of OT in the Nuclear and Rail Environment
Rakesh Burgul
Rakesh Burgul
Nuclear Transport Solutions, Chief Information Security Officer

Managing ICS is challenging enough in any business context but what happens if your ICS moves and with it moves very dangerous nuclear materials?  What if it moves nationally and trans-nationally? And what if they move through public locations and the threats to them range from protestors to terrorists to pirates to criminals and even to the less capable adversaries?  What if even the smallest of events or incidents have the potential to have a very large reputational impact?  With an extremely low risk appetite, the challenge for NTS is not insignificant.  This session will cover:

The NTS business ContextThe multiple modes of transport NTS uses and their relevant control systems (Trains, ships and automobiles)A general perspective on threats, vulnerabilities, and mitigations to ICS systemsNTS approach to their management