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Martin Rupp, Peter Smirnoff & Ulrich Scholten

Martin Rupp is a cryptographer, mathematician and cyber-scientist. He has been developing and implementing cybersecurity solutions for banks and security relevant organizations for 20 years. Currently he is researching attack scenarios and the role of AI in ATC cyber-security. Peter Smirnoff has a long experience in Cryptography, both in industry and research. Peter has worked on the Windows Crypto API, OpenSSL, digital signatures, X 509 Certificates etc. He has profound implementation experience with PKCS-11 smart-cards as well on Linux and Windows platforms. Ulrich Scholten is a founder of SkyRadar. As a research associate at the Karlsruhe Service Research Institute, he researched network effects, emergence and control mechanisms in platforms and distributed cloud scenarios. He holds several patents in radar technology and the Internet of Things. Ulrich has a PhD in Cloud computing.

Introduction into SkyRadar’s Breach, Attack and Defense Simulator for ATSEP Training

SkyRadar’s ATC Breach ,Attack & Defense Simulator has been developed to train ATSEP personnel on how to react to cyberattack in a targeted way, in escalation routines and with minimum down-times. It is part of the modular FreeScopes suite for ATCO and ATSEP training. We refer to it as the BA&D. 

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Cybersecurity & Air Traffic Control : Revisiting Techniques Used in Cyber-Attacks and Cyber-Defense

The world of Air Traffic Control and the ATSEP have not always been focused on the latest techniques and trends used for cyber attacks and defense. In the past, this competence was not part of the ATSEP's required core qualifications. Recent developments and attacks on public infrastructures however raised awareness significantly. 

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Preventing Cyber Attacks in Modern Aviation & Air Traffic Control: an Overview

As our world becomes increasingly and irreversibly connected, Cyber Security is a rising concern in every industry. Modernity has a price: cyberattacks. Everybody has heard about the exploits of criminal hackers against online banking or websites - stealing money or data (Cybercrime/Cyber-activism) - but new sectors are now actively targeted, even sometimes by the so-called ‘state-sponsored attackers’.

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