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Creating a Culture of Cybersecurity at the Airport

Creating a Culture of Cybersecurity at the Airport

As Connected Aviation Today has reported on in previous articles, cybersecurity remains a top priority for aviation industry decision makers. As every part of the aviation ecosystem becomes more connected, the risks for cyber attacks only grow, making comprehensive...

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2018 Reflections: Putting Aviation Data to Work

There’s no denying that data and data analytics has made a massive impact on the aviation industry in 2018. This year alone, Connected Aviation Today has covered emerging trends and developments in aviation data like the introduction of Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband...

Applying Aviation Safety Practices to Cybersecurity

Aviation safety rates are among the highest in transportation, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), with nearly 4.1 billion travelers flying safely on 41.8 million flights, in 2017. While incidents do occur,  aircraft system improvements,...

Video: 3 Reasons Why ACARS Is Here To Stay Now And Into The Future

This article is the third and final in a series on the Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System (ACARS), a communication protocol that has become pivotal in the aviation community for the last 40 years. Part one of this series included an overview of...

In The Cabin

The Rise of the African Connected Aviation Market

Air travel in Africa is on the rise. According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), it is predicted that by 2035, there will be a dramatic rise in the number of travelers from the current estimate of 77 million air travelers annually to 303 million....

Five Trends to Consider When Predicting the Future of IFC

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on RunwayGirl Network on September 6, 2018. We are republishing this content with the permission of RunwayGirl Network. Over the next five years, we can be certain much will change in the aviation industry. But one...

At The Airport

Creating a Culture of Cybersecurity at the Airport

As Connected Aviation Today has reported on in previous articles, cybersecurity remains a top priority for aviation industry decision makers. As every part of the aviation ecosystem becomes more connected, the risks for cyber attacks only grow, making comprehensive...

ACI-NA Reports on Economic Impact of Commercial Airports

With 493 commercial airports across North America, the airports industry has made a significant annual impact on our country’s economy. The Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA), recently released the findings of its most recent economic impact...

Building a Culture of Security within the Aviation Industry

Editor’s Note: Excerpts of this post series were originally published by ACI-NA. In my earlier article, I wrote about the growing concern of the insider threat within the aviation industry. The insider threat can cause organizations and cybersecurity practitioners the...

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2019 Predictions: The Year to Expect More of Flight Tracking and ADS-B

In an ongoing series on Connected Aviation Today, our editorial team has been speaking with various leaders in the aviation industry to discuss their reflections on 2018 and predictions in 2019. In our latest piece, we caught up with Daniel Baker, founder and CEO of...

In The Tower

Connecting System Wide Information Management (SWIM) to the Cloud

Editor’s note: This piece was originally penned by Dave Hughes, a retired FAA employee. In this article, Hughes expands on the importance of the cloud with regards to the growing impact of the FAA’s System Wide Information Management (SWIM) system. By bringing access...

A Look Back at Cybersecurity in Aviation and the Path Ahead

One of the biggest discussions in the aviation industry this past year has centered around cybersecurity. With the aviation ecosystem becoming more connected, the sheer amount of data that passes from system to system opens the door to more vulnerabilities.  As the...

Lifting the Curtain on Small UAS Traffic Management

Editor’s Note: This piece was originally penned by John Croft, FAA NextGen Outreach Writer and Editor. In this article, Croft outlines the impact of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) within the National Airspace System (NAS) and highlights an upcoming FAA and NASA...

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