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TSA points to ‘Shields Up’ initiative, urges additional cybersecurity steps for surface transportation operators

By Charlie Mitchell / March 7, 2022

The Transportation Security Administration has issued voluntary guidance for freight, passenger rail and transit systems to enhance cyber efforts in line with CISA’s “Shields Up” initiative, urging operators to address “escalating cybersecurity risks” affecting critical infrastructure sectors.

“Cybersecurity threats to Surface Transportation Critical Infrastructure are persistent, and they continue to require a proactive and resilient security posture to reduce the risks of a successful cyber-attack. This IC provides recommendations for the development and implementation of security measures for the Owner/Operators...

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