The new requirements seek to enhance U.S. railroad cyber-security resilience by focusing on performance-based measures. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) have announced a new cyber-security directive regulating designated passenger and freight railroad carriers. The announcement demonstrates the Biden Administration’s commitment to strengthen the cyber-security of U.S. critical infrastructure. Building on the TSA’s work to strengthen defenses in other transportation modes, this security directive will further enhance cyber-security preparedness and resilience for the nation’s railroad operations.
p class=”MsoNormal”>Railroads are easier to breach than many people would think. There are many ways of creating damage to this system, and many organizations have dealt with this problem. So far, the government will implement enhanced cyber railroad security. By doing this, the security will take action to prevent the disruption and degradation of the railroad infrastructure by upgrading cyber security systems.