Our nation’s transportation grid is essential to the smooth operation of the U.S. economy. A major cyber-initiated failure in any segment of the grid can result in consequences ranging from simple scheduling disruptions to loss of revenue and, in the worst case, loss of life. One example of a potentially vulnerable new technology is the national rail network’s PTC. PTC is a complex web of technologies that includes GPS, wireless internet, and various computing systems. Binary Armor, when integrated into a PTC network, significantly limits the potential that malware could cause faulty PTC commands resulting in derailment.
By allowing only pre-approved, known safe messages to reach OT, Binary Armor protects against insider threats, human error and enforces workflow to reduce the likelihood of