Tag: Cyber attack

In August 2013, the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), the professional society for the field of aerospace engineering, convened a civil aviation conference in which cybersecurity was discussed at an industry level.  Upon completion of the conference that was attended by foreign carriers, A Framework for Cybersecurity Aviation was published that provided a strategic path forward by identifying key focal areas such as common cybersecurity aviation standards, developing and implementing a cybersecurity culture, understanding cyber risks and being able to communicate them to bolster situational awareness, and strengthening the defensive system. Since that time, several international conferences discussing aviation cyber security have been held.

Given the global nature of civil aviation, the framework is an important document addressing many of the concerns that impacts the international civil aviation community.

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