The aviation industry faces threats from a variety of angles, including human and mechanical failure, geopolitics, and even the weather. With advances in everything from on-board entertainment systems, modern avionics, logistics and big data, and digital communications, the security concerns to the industry are daunting. This report explores some of the security challenges faced by the aviation industry and takes a peek at some challenges to come. The report wraps up with some suggestions on how to address these and other security challenges faced by the aviation industry.
Topics covered include:
- Security concerns around ADS-B (Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Broadcast)
- Challenges posed by Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)
- Past attacks seen by the aviation industry
- Recommendations to address security challenges