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IATA CIO on managing operations during COVID-19

We spoke to Pascal Buchner, CIO, International Air Transport Association (IATA) & confirmed Keynote Speaker ahead of the 2020 Cyber Security in Aviation virtual event happening on November 25th , organised by the team behind the Dubai Air Show which is due to take place from the 14-18 November 2021. He tells us how the […]


Flying high again: Tech leader on recovery at Edmonton International Airport

With the aviation industry being one of the sectors most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, Tara Mulrooney, VP for Technology and Innovation, Edmonton International Airport, one of the keynote speakers at November’s Cyber Security in Aviation virtual event, tells us how the industry is utilising technology to rapidly recover. The event is organised by the team behind the Dubai […]


Technology to the rescue: How the aviation sector is fighting back against COVID-19

With the aviation industry being one of the sectors most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, Brian Cobb, Chief Innovation Officer at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport and one of the speakers at Cybersecurity in Aviation, exclusively tells us how the industry is utilising technology to put itself back on the road to recovery. How important is the […]


Secure solution allows Pegasus to soar in the cloud

Pegasus was in need of a solution that would provide enterprise-grade security in the cloud, rather than on-premises. Forcepoint’s solution has enabled the aviation provider to have greater visibility over user activity, enabling it to apply cloud security correlated to individual employee needs depending on how they operate. Founded on the idea that everyone has […]


EasyJet reports 9 million of its customers have been hacked

EasyJet, a European aviation giant, has announced that it has experienced an extremely sophisticated cyberattack affecting over 9 million of its customers. A total of 2,208 customers have also had their credit card details ‘accessed’, and email addresses and travel details have been stolen. The airline said in a statement: “As soon as we became […]


Airport security achieved through surveillance solutions

Airport security has always been a number one priority and the COVID-19 pandemic creates a greater need to ensure passenger safety. Firas Jadalla, Regional Director for the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa (META) at Genetec, explains how airports can increase security through surveillance solutions. Keeping passengers safe has always been an airport’s number one priority […]


Caverion and Avinor enter major security contract in Norway

Caverion and Norwegian airport operator, Avinor, have signed a framework contract covering the installation and maintenance of access control and video surveillance at all of Avinor’s airports in Norway. The contract extends the partnership started in 2010. The value of the contract is worth roughly €50 million. “The safety of our travellers is Avinor’s highest priority […]


Cybersecurity and aviation: Combatting the key threats

The aviation sector is being increasingly digitised which, while providing numerous benefits for consumers and passengers, also introduces new risks and makes the industry a hot target for cybercriminals. Industry experts from Thycotic and Attivo Networks tell us about some of the key threats, how the industry is rising to the challenge and offer best […]


British Airways faces £183.39m fine following data breach

A data protection watchdog has issued a notice of its intention to fine British Airways £183.39million for infringements to GDPR. The fine, issued by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), is equivalent to 1.5% of British Airways’ worldwide turnover for the financial year which ended December 31 2017. The proposed fine relates to a cyber incident […]


Argus Fleet Protection now operational in both automotive and commercial aircraft fleets

Israel-based Argus Cyber Security, a global leader in automotive cybersecurity, upgraded its stand-alone Fleet Protection backend platform and is now providing continuous live monitoring of both automotive and commercial aircraft fleets. Argus Fleet Protection, an Automotive and Aviation Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) system for automotive OEMs, fleet managers and commercial airlines, detects cyberattacks […]


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