Dubai Metro Boasts Secure Network

by Enterprise Networking Planet Staff

Firewall safeguards Metro against hacking.

Run by highly trained professionals from a central command unit called Operational Control Centre (OCC), Dubai’s metro station operation system is the most secure in the world and impossible to hack, according to Khaleej Times.

The driverless railway, run on a completely automated system and an independent network, is the largest in the world and has an incredible chain of back-up and security. The operation system requires almost minimal human interference This secure network is not connected to any other network in the world.


"Giving a live demonstration of the operations and explaining the network’s security features Abdullah said that the best thing about the network is, ‘it is not connected to any other network in the world.’ ‘Right from the power supply and security system to the network system, the entire process of metro operations is completely independent from other systems and hence has very negligible chances of sabotage, if any,’ he insisted.”

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This article was originally published on Monday Jul 11th 2011