Ca. 40 cybersecurity-interested companies listened to the keynote speaker Bombardier Transportation that gave a lecture at the ERCI cybersecurity workshop on 1st March 2018 in Barcelona about the necessity of cybersecurity and why it is worth to invest time into the legal aspects of data security.

The participants were a successful mix of operators and manufacturers, of large and small- and medium-sized enterprises. The BTS members  CERSS Kompetenzzentrum Bahnsicherungstechnik und IFB Institut für Bahntechnik were also on board. The workshop was organised by ERCI – der European Railway Clusters Initiative and ERCI member and Spanish railway cluster Railgrup und eurecat, the technology centre of Catalunya.

The next event takes place in Lille, France on 27th June 2018 and SNCF will welcome us. Input from ERA, ANSSI (National Agency for Information Systems Security), EPSF (French national rail security agency), ALSTOM, CENELEC, SNCF (French operator), FIEEC (electronic federation) and the French Rail Industry Association is expected.

Thereby, the following issues shall be discussed:

  • Visibility of the European certification sstem at national level (ERA, ANSSI, EPSF, FIEEC, CENELEC)
  • Responsibility levels of the design chain (risk management) and intention of the ‘Big Players’ to risks in the supply chain (ALSTOM, SNCF, FIF, THALES)

If you are an ERCI member and interested to take part in the next workshop, please inform your cluster manager until the 6th April 2018.