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Preliminary Agreement on Airliner Cyber Security Standards

Please start here.  This is huge news.  Readers know that we have a significant interest in this subject.  We have been concerned with the issue of cyber security as it potentially can impact the air travel process.  Air travel is increasingly IT driven.  We have seen...

2015 EFB Survey Report

Our fourth annual EFB survey report will be available from Monday January 18.  The 34 page report (PDF) includes six sections (Airline Operations, Connectivity, Business Case Drivers, Future Planning, Cyber Security, Tablet EFBs) with 46 charts and a foreword by IATA....

The (Undeclared) Cyber War

You would think this activity would get even more attention than it does. It is ongoing, 24/7.  The image below shows a full blast attack from China on Roseville as this is being written. In this image, the source of the attacks come from China and are directed to the...

Yes, YOU will be Hacked

If your firm is somewhere in the aerospace supply chain, a computer hack is coming.  It looks like there a pattern is forming.  First, a group of Chinese hackers stole a huge trove of US data from the US Office of Personnel Management.  That was followed by  United...

Hacking LOT

Reuters reports that around 1,400 passengers at LOT were grounded at Warsaw's Chopin airport yesterday after hackers...