Cyber security a growing challenge in aviation sector: IATA chiefPosted On: Jun. 7, 2016 12:00 AM CST
Tony Tyler, chief executive of the International Air Transport Association, said at a recent meeting that cyber security is a growing challenge in the aviation sector, reports MyBroadband.
"Our electronically connected world is vulnerable to hackers bent on causing chaos," said Mr. Tyler. Kurt Pipal of the Federal Bureau of Investigation said that airline companies sit on a lot of big data, making it an attractive target for industrial espionage.