Category Archives: Security

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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CANSO, EUROCAE commit to jointly develop standards on air traffic management issues

The Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO) and the European Organisation for Civil Aviation Equipment (EUROCAE) have agreed to work together on developing aviation industry … More ››

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Groupe ADP, DSNA-S team on drone detection

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 … More ››

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US data comm faces security threat probe

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 … More ››

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FAA to use maps to speed drone consent, restricts military area ops

The United States is planning to release the first set of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) facility maps on April 27. The maps will depict areas … More ››

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Eurocontrol to head rapid reaction cyber force

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. … More ››

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ICAO summit prescribes cyber security approach

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 … More ››

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Airbus, SITA team on advanced cyber security

Airbus and SITA have launched new Security Operations Centre Services customised for the specific needs of the air transport industry. These new incident detection services … More ››

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European fragmentation hampering cyber effort

EU institutions should assume a co-ordination role in order to harmonise cyber protection rules across Europe’s manufacturers, airlines, airports and air navigation service providers, according … More ››

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Cryptography could protect against cyber attacks

Russian engineers have developed a cryptographic scheme for ensuring the integrity and imitation protection of air navigation infrastructure from cyber attacks. Research and development business … More ››

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