Los Angeles, USA - This week, Cobham joined the Global Connected
Aircraft (GRA) Summit in Los Angeles to discuss the current
situation of aircraft Cybersecurity. Nils Helle, Director of
Strategic Initiatives for Cobham SATCOM, joined colleagues from
Thales and Intelsat to share his expert opinions on what the
aviation industry can do to protect connected aircraft technologies
against the threat of cyber intrusion.
Nils Helle highlighted Cobham's AVIATOR S Series, a leading
example of industry innovation around the use of IP for the secure
transfer of data between aircraft and ground automation systems, or
more specifically Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting
System (ACARS) data.
Fred Cahill, Senior Vice President for Business Development and
Technology at Cobham SATCOM said, "At Cobham we take the issue of
cybersecurity very seriously and our participation in the GRA
Summit is testament to that. Our attendance at these leading
industry events and taking part in panelist discussions enables
Cobham to share our expertise and provide thought leadership to the
industry. We look forward to attending future events and ensuring
that our contribution helps keep aircraft safe from the threat of
The cybersecurity of cockpit connectivity is a vigorously
discussed topic in the aviation industry today with the majority of
airlines across the world considering cockpit and cabin
connectivity solutions for their fleets.
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respected for providing solutions to the most challenging problems,
from deep space to the depths of the ocean.
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