Airports 'ill-equipped for major cyber attack'

May 16, 2018 0

New research has found that airports are ill-equipped to deal with a major cyber attack and that remote tower technology could represent a major vulnerability. The PA Consulting Group report, ‘Overcome the Silent Threat’, blames […]


EASA warns of possible missile strikes on Syria

April 11, 2018 0

Eurocontrol is relaying a warning to airlines to exercise caution in the eastern Mediterranean due to the risk of air strikes into Syria in the next 72 hours. On its Network Operations Portal, air navigation […]


ICAO Council endorses global security plan 

November 15, 2017 0

The ICAO Council has taken an historic step in endorsing the very first Global Aviation Security Plan to improve international coordination, response, and planning to counter threats to civil aviation passengers, cargo, aircraft and facilities. […]


Groupe ADP, DSNA-S team on drone detection

July 4, 2017 0

Groupe ADP and DSNA Services are developing a drone detection system for deployment at airports and other sensitive sites. Paris airport operator Groupe ADP has teamed with DSNA Services, a subsidiary created by the French Civil Aviation Authority (DGAC), […]


US data comm faces security threat probe

April 14, 2017 0

A US transport watchdog is initiating an audit into information controls governing one of the cornerstone technologies of NextGen to prevent potential security threats from compromising flight data and communications. Data Comm will provide a […]


Eurocontrol to head rapid reaction cyber force

April 6, 2017 0

Europe’s air navigation safety agency Eurocontrol is to head a centre of cyber excellence to combat the increasing number of malicious attacks on the ATM network. The European Air Traffic Management Computer Emergency Response Team (EATM-CERT) […]


ICAO summit prescribes cyber security approach

April 5, 2017 0

Every nation should assess the risk that cyber terrorism poses to its civil aviation industry, build its own capability to address such threats and ensure that the laws that govern such crimes are fit for purpose, according […]