FAQ n.46473

What role does EASA play in the fight against cyber-attacks on civil aviation?

Answer

EASA’s mission is to provide the European citizens safe air travel in Europe and worldwide. 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. To this extent the objective of the Agency is to incorporate cybersecurity in the existing safety notion through promotion (training sessions or awareness campaigns), regulatory activities as well as international cooperation.  

Last updated: 
30/04/2018

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