Cybersecurity Overview

EASA’s mission is to provide the European citizens safe air travel in Europe and worldwide. Civil Aviation is an attractive target for cyber-attacks and EASA’s role is to ensure that cyber risks are taken into account during aircrafts design, development and operation and then controlled in order to avoid adverse effects on citizens’ safety. EASA strongly supports the development of a resilient and secure European Aviation System and is operating through promotion, regulatory activities as well as international cooperation to incorporate the cybersecurity in the existing safety notion.

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