Cybersecurity risk in the aviation industry continues to expand and evolve. Many aviation industry businesses and organizations are seeking methods to provide continuous assurance and validation, that the digital components of aircraft and supporting aviation infrastructure remain safe and uncompromised.
AIA recognizes the evolving risks to digital components, the safety objectives of all industry stakeholders and the risks that may occur in testing previously certified airplanes and ground support equipment. Additionally, new cybersecurity risks may emerge after type certification that must be continuously reviewed and verified in terms of potential airplane and ground system impacts. This document details recommendations for key stakeholders in the aviation ecosystem, including operators, manufacturers, and regulators.