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Rail safety cyber security expert lands professor role


Rail safety cyber security specialist Dr Emma Taylor has taken up the role of visiting professor at Cranfield University.

The appointment involves lecturing in the Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing department on digital accident investigation.

Emma is known in the industry for, among a range of roles, working with cyber security firm RazorSecure as well as the Rail Safety and Standards Board.

This is the latest in a number of accolades for Emma, who was recently shortlisted within the Computer Weekly Top 50 Most Influential Women in UK Technology 2021.

Other recognition includes being featured in the Daily Telegraph Top 50 Women in Engineering, the Financial Times and Inclusive Boards 100 Influential Women in UK Engineering, and as a One To Watch finalist for the Sunday Times and Peel Hunt NED Awards.

Emma Taylor, RazorSecure.

Emma said: “It is an honour to join Cranford University as a visiting professor and I look forward to working with this great institution and colleagues from across the transport sector.

“Worldwide, ensuring transport resilience is key in both supporting economic growth and moving towards net zero targets.

“Understanding how digital accidents happen and how they can be prevented through incorporating cybersecurity in design and operations is a cornerstone goal.”


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