British Airways receives $20M fine for cyber-incident

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined British Airways (BA) £20 million. The commission found the airline responsible for failing to protect over 400,000 of its customers’ personal and financial data, which was leaked during a cyber-attack incident in 2018. While significant, the financial penalty is around 25 times lower than the “worst-case” scenario....


Main Cyber-Security Challenges in Aviation

Cybersecurity is a method of defending networks and systems from digital attacks, which are described as cyberattacks. The article presents four different types of cyberattacks such as malware, hacking/phishing, denial-of-service (DoS) and human error by giving examples of different cyber accidents in aviation....