“Currently cyber security is a relatively minor issue in civil aviation, but this is changing,” the ICAO wrote. “Although the adoption of new technology is an ongoing activity in civil aviation, the current pace and extent of new information technologies is notably increasing the risk from cyber attacks.”  The article goes on to say “The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) said a task force is needed due to an increasing reliance on interconnected IT systems…”

The full article is available here.

Supporting article: UN: More international cooperation needed to fight cyberterrorism

 

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