Topic: A threat perspective in cyber-physical cyber security
Hosted by the AISA Brisbane Branch, please join us for a face-to-face meeting and networking opportunity with a live and interactive presentation from guest speaker Duncan Unwin, who will discuss how implementing the accepted approaches used in functional railway safety can be shared or adapted when considering cyber-physical cyber security.
The adoption and integration of Internet of Things (IoT) devices has led to an increasingly interconnected mesh of cyber-physical systems (CPS), which expands the attack surface and blurs the once clear functions of cybersecurity and physical security. Together, cyber and physical assets represent a significant amount of risk to physical security and cybersecurity – each can be targeted, separately or simultaneously, to result in compromised systems and/or infrastructure.
In this presentation we share the perspectives gained from developing the Australian standard for railway cyber security (https://www.rissb.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2021_04_2019_05_Cyber-Security-Strategy.pdf). The classic models of safety in engineering design are derived from the engineering of physical systems, where the threats are more about component failure and physical threats. In cyber the threat is intelligent and purposeful. In this presentation we will explore and aim to answer the following:
Unwin D, Sanzogni L. Railway cyber safety: An intelligent threat perspective. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part F: Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit. March 2021. https://doi.org/10.1177/09544097211000518
Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions of the speaker and a light lunch and refreshments will be served before the presentation.
Speaker: Duncan Unwin
Duncan has been working in cybersecurity architecture since 1996. He has worked across a range of critical industries and in high threat environments, from online payments to control systems to emergency and security services. In 2014 he founded Tobruk Security to focus on cyber in these types of domains. He was the lead author of AS7770 Railway Cybersecurity. (Tobruk Security has recently become part of Business Aspect, the consulting division of Data3.)
Time: 12pm - 1:30pm (AEST)
(Registrations open from 11:45am; Light lunch and refreshments served from 12pm and Presentation from 12:30pm)
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