Avionics-makers Step Up Their Cybergame

Credit: Cybersecurity event logs, shown here in an example provided by Honeywell, will be mandatory functions for avionics systems in the future. Credit: Honeywell Aerospace
Respected hacker Chris Roberts created a media firestorm last year when he claimed to have tapped into a commercial airliner’s inflight entertainment system from the cabin and wormed his way into the flight control system, causing the aircraft to “fly sideways.” While the major avionics companies...

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