Cyber Challenges for Railways Around the World

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Tens of millions of people and mass amounts of commodities are transported daily via rail transport, both to move within countries and
between regions across the globe.

Over time, the physical power behind this system is under an increasing cyber threat. Cyberattacks can cause far-reaching consequences on the lives of ordinary people and at a state level with the economy.

The Cyber Challenges for Railways Around the World event at Cybertech Global Tel Aviv 2023 provides a platform for a special discussion that includes experts from all over the world, large companies, and startups that deal with cyber defense for railways.

During the event, the central and latest cyber challenges and attacks on railways will be discussed and analyzed, and new cyber defense technologies for rail transport will be revealed.

Israel Baron, VP of Customer Relations at Cervello & former CISO of Israel Railways, will lead the special discussion.
Cervello is a railway cybersecurity company dedicated to protecting the quality of railway safety, reliability, and availability worldwide.

This event is an outstanding opportunity to exchange knowledge, ideas, and concepts with the greatest experts and companies in the field.


15:30-15:35 - Welcome

15:35-15:45 - Opening Speech: Yigal Unna, Former Director General, Israeli National Cyber Directorate (INCD), Israel

15:45-16:30 - Panel Discussion:

Moderator: Israel Baron, VP of Customer Relations, Cervello, Israel

GOH Eng Choon, President, Cyber, ST Engineering, Singapore

Rama Marcus, Senior Manager Cyber Security Projects, Fincons Group; Former Project Leader of Cybersecurity Monitoring at SBB CFF FFS, Switzerland

Jean Michel Briffaut, Rail Cybersecurity Expert



January 31th, 3:30PM - 4:30PM


Hall H


The session is open to all attendees with relevant conference credentials. Space is limited, therefore it is recommended to pre-register.