Safety & Security Certification: What We Know and What We Don’t!

Recorded On: 07/20/2021

Safety and security certification is an integral and necessary part of any new product/solution development and/or new project. 

Certification is being conducted at two levels:

  1. The product/solution level
  2. The project level

Attendees will hear presenters address different regulatory jurisdictions, regulations, standards and recommended practices related to safety and security certification and the various challenges that may arise at both the product/solution and project levels.

  • Ali Edraki, MASc, GPLLM, PEng, PMP, Sr. Director-Program Management at Wabtec Corporation, Melbourne, FL


  • Nicole DuPuis, Director, Transit Technology and Innovation, APTA, Washington, DC
  • Kevin Jones, Chair, APTA Safety and Security Certification Work Group; Senior Associate/Project Manager/Safety and Security Consultant, ADS System Safety Consulting LLC, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Kyle Malo, Sr. Director of Cybersecurity and CISO, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, Washington, DC
  • Mark Sabri, MAsc, PEng, PE, Senior Director-Project Engineering, Wabtec Corporation, Jacksonville, FL
  • Ryan McKinley, President, Vital Assurance Ltd., Columbus, OH
  • Gardner Tabon, Chair, APTA Commuter Rail Safety & Security Subcommittee; EVP and Chief Safety Officer, Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Austin, TX

There are different regulations and guidelines from FTA and FRA, each of which reference industry standards and recommended practices such as AREMA, IEEE, ML-STD, CENELEC, etc. All stakeholders involved in new product/solution development and implementation of new projects need to have a deep understanding of the various regulatory requirements for certification.


Safety, Security and Technology Coordinating Team Webinar: Safety and Security Certification
07/20/2021 at 2:00 PM (EDT)   |  90 minutes
07/20/2021 at 2:00 PM (EDT)   |  90 minutes
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