The What, Why, and How of Cybersecurity for IT and OT

Our transportation agencies are on the cutting edge of Information Technology with Connected & Autonomous Vehicles, Integrated & Active Corridors, Software Applications, and Multiple Networks. It has never been more critical to properly define and understand the basics of a Cyber Security Program. Every agency should be clear on why is it important? How are they exposed? What are the risks? How IT and Cyber Security work together? What are the available resources? Who needs to be engaged and when? How to develop a program?

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Defining the Future Transportation Workforce

Often, I get the sense that the general public doesn’t quite understand the connection transportation has with STEM and future career opportunities. A recent (and familiar) example is a parent who heard about the concept of the transportation workforce and said: “With no disrespect to bus drivers, but I don’t want my child to become a bus driver." We haven’t done a great job of reaching out to our communities to inform them of the plethora of potential careers and jobs to be found in transportation, in general, but TSMO more specifically.

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Reflection on My Experience of 2018 TRB Conference - Jin Wang

It is not my first time attending TRB conference. If the previous experiences were good, attending it with National Operations Center of Excellence (NOCoE) makes it absolutely excellent! As the winner of the NOCoE ePortfolio Award, I am so grateful and honored to be recognized in the conference. Back at home in Alabama for a few days, I have been able to quiet down and reflect on the experience.

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NOCoE Cybersecurity Webinar Series

The National Operations Center of Excellence is hosting a three part webinar series on Cybersecurity with a focus on addressing the needs for transportation agencies.

The What, Why, and How of Cybersecurity for Information Technology and Operational Technology - February 8, 2018 at 1pm ET
This webinar will cover the basics of cybersecurity to help agencies differentiate the similarities and unique aspects between Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT).

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