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Uncharted Territory: The Art of Hacking Transportation - Planes, Trains, and Ships

  • 15:00
  • Tue
  • 14 Nov
Briefing Stage 2


The transportation industry is a critical component of modern society, and it heavily relies on technology to function effectively. However, with the increasing use of interconnected systems and the internet of things (IoT) in transportation, the industry has become a prime target for cybercriminals. In this presentation, we will explore the uncharted territory of hacking transportation and the potential dangers that come with it.

The presentation will start with an overview of the transportation industry's current state and the different technologies used in planes, trains, and automobiles. We will then dive into the potential vulnerabilities of these technologies and the risks associated with them. We will also discuss some of the recent transportation cyber attacks, such as the ransomware attack on the Colonial Pipeline, and the impact they have on society.

Next, we will demonstrate the art of hacking transportation by showcasing some of the most common attack techniques used by cybercriminals. We will highlight the importance of social engineering and physical security in gaining access to critical transportation systems. We will also explore some of the potential outcomes of successful attacks, such as compromising safety systems, disrupting transportation operations, or even causing physical harm to passengers.