Security experts question new DHS/TSA cybersecurity rules for rail companies

On Thursday, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released new rules for the US’s freight railroad and passenger rail transit industry. The rules make it mandatory for companies to have…

DHS: Cybersecurity coordinators and vulnerability assessments mandatory for rail companies

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced two new cybersecurity directives handed down by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) on Thursday designed to better protect freight railroads and passenger rail transit…

Ransomware strikes Toronto transit system, disrupting some services

Written by Tim Starks Nov 1, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP A ransomware attack on Toronto’s transit agency knocked some systems offline over the weekend, an incident that occurred days after another…

Republican Senate leaders slam new TSA cybersecurity regulations for rail, aviation industry

Republican leaders in the US Senate have come out harshly against new cybersecurity regulations designed to protect US railroad and airport systems.  The new rules were handed down earlier this…

US to increase scrutiny on cryptocurrency, federal contractors in effort to slow hacking

Written by Tim Starks Oct 6, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP U.S. officials unveiled a suite of cybersecurity initiatives Wednesday, from cracking down on illicit cryptocurrency usages to increasing transparency about data…