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Business aviation connectivity expert Satcom Direct has launched a cyber security course for those who interface support or interact with the aircraft communications systems, including crew, flight department members and passengers. Dubbed CyberSAFE (Securing Assets For End users) and developed by Logical Operations, the course educates users about...

Aviation International News

 •  November 10

Cyber attacks on the aviation community, which can damage reputations and finances, “are becoming more frequent,” Chris Moore, chief commercial officer at Satcom Direct (Stand 1526), said at the Dubai Airshow 2017. “We are alarmed at the number of colleagues we speak with who have not addressed the potential threats of a cyber security attack on...

An International Civil Aviation Organization assessment on cybersecurity threats to ADS-B appears “dismissive,” given that the system is open and not encrypted, a Washington think-tank fears. In a report released November 7, the Atlantic Council highlighted potential cyber concerns and recommends developing a clear vision for mitigating...

A group of security, defense and aerospace experts are releasing a report today to highlight the threats that exist to aviation cybersecurity and underscore the need for a clear vision to protect against those threats as technologies rapidly advance. The Washington think-tank Atlantic Council brought together airlines, airports, air traffic...

The U.S. Army has directed its units to cease using drones manufactured by Shenzhen, China-based DJI out of concern for “cyber vulnerabilities.” The order, contained in an August 2 memorandum, grounds products supplied by the leading manufacturer of small drones and camera systems. The memorandum, which was issued by the Army’s office of the deputy...