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Cyber-attacks & ATC - Don't Panic, But Act Now!

Aviation and Air Traffic Control in particular risk to be a prominent target for hackers. There is no reason to panic, as there are solutions. But the technical teams, ATSEP in particular need to get active, now!

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SkyRadar's Monitoring System for ATSEP - Integrating Radar & Tower Simulator, 8 GHz Pulse Radar, as well as Several Technical Training Labs (Video)

This article introduces SkyRadar's Monitoring Training System for ATSEP. It trains ATSEP on rapidly locating errors or points of system degradation, on rapidly fixing them and keeping downtimes short.

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Cybersecurity & ATSEP: Security Orchestration, Automation & Response

A cybersecurity software platform with capabilities of automation and integration with other technology designed for a Security Operations Center (SOC) is known as a Security Orchestration, Automation & Response (SOAR) solution. This technology is growing in adoption among security and risk management decision makers. Here's a look at how SOARs function and respond to cyberthreats.

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Cybersecurity & ATSEP: Incident management in Security Operations Centers

Security Operations Center (SOCs) are IT units within organizations such as Air Traffic Control or Airport Units that focus on cybersecurity issues. The IT security team at these centers monitors, identifies and analyzes network infrastructure for cyberthreats. Their job is to conduct risk assessment, mitigate risks by taking proactive measures and respond to threats. This team must also communicate with the broader organization's personnel on steps to maintain network safety.

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Cybersecurity & ATSEP: Security Operations Centers (SOC) in ATC

Cybersecurity should be a top concern of any business these days, particularly for those in industries that deal with public safety. Air Traffic Control centers must be well prepared to deal with cyberthreats. Recent attacks on large entities such as Air India, the Colonial Pipeline and the Irish Health system elevate the discussion on planning for continuous improvements in cybersecurity. Here's a look at solutions for the aviation industry to make data transmission over electronic networks are as safe as possible.

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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 in Aviation and Air Traffic Control: Regulatory Bodies, Existing Solutions and ATSEP Qualification Requirements

This article looks at the actual cybersecurity ecosystem in aviation and air traffic control: are there norms, documents proposed by the aviation regulation bodies?  What are the existing solutions? Who are the current cybersecurity vendors that propose a solution for aviation, and especially for airports and air traffic control.

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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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