Category Archives: Security

RESILIENCE Reading The Signals

James Miller and Mitch Narins discuss the need for resilient Positioning, Navigation, and Timing Services for the safe, secure, and efficient movement of aircraft in the National Airspace System and beyond. More ››

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RESILIENCE A New Era

In an evolving aviation industry, where flexibility, efficiency and cost reductions are fundamental to continued growth, Gerald Enzinger, managing director of Frequentis Comsoft, discusses how … More ››

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AUVSI urges Congress to include UAS mitigation powers for DHS, DOJ in FAA bill

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) is urging US lawmakers working on a reauthorization bill for the Federal Aviation Administration to include stricter … More ››

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ERA’s SQUID supporting R&D SCOUT project

ERA ‘s vehicle tracking system –  known as SQUID – proved itself during the testing of the newly introduced security system within the international EU-FP7 … More ››

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BULATSA opens security operations centre

BULATSA has opened an operations security centre co-financed by the European Commission under the Connecting Europe facility. The Bulgarian air navigation service provider said the … More ››

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Eurocontrol alert system to warn all controllers on aircraft judged ‘unsafe’ to transit EU airspace

Eurocontrol has deployed a new system to prevent unsafe aircraft from entering European airspace. Since November 2016, any non-European aircraft that enters the European Union needs … More ››

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Eurocontrol chooses Thales to strengthen cyber security and digitalisation of air traffic services

Eurocontrol has awarded Thales two contracts to strengthen the cyber security of its information systems and, in partnership with Cegeka, a Belgian company specialising in … More ››

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Airports ‘ill-equipped for major cyber attack’

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. … More ››

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EASA warns of possible missile strikes on Syria

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 … More ››

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ICAO Council endorses global security plan 

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 … More ››

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