Fundamentals of Cybersecurity for Aviation

Quick Facts

Dates: April 20-24, 2020

Dates: ICAO Asia & Pacific Office


The field of cybersecurity continues to experience tremendous growth, particularly in critical infrastructure sectors including aviation. This course is designed to introduce aviation practitioners to the domain of cybersecurity, focusing on impacts to the aviation field.

This course provides a foundation of the key concepts of cybersecurity and will integrate aviation knowledge with a broad understanding of the cyber domain and its impacts to aviation and flight operations. Participants will review developments in cybersecurity and explore a broad spectrum of how the domains of aviation and cybersecurity complement and impact each other.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the participants will:

  • Apply cybersecurity concepts to the aviation industry
  • Analyze cybersecurity actors and behaviors in the aviation environment
  • Evaluate risk and threat levels of the cybersecurity domain
  • Interpret cryptographic and encryption requirements of the aviation environment
  • Diagram cybersecurity infrastructure and its impacts on traditional avionics
  • Classify avionics and cybersecurity assets within legal and governmental policy frameworks
  • Anticipate how future changes in the cybersecurity domain will impact flight operations

ICAO Reference Material 

Annex 17, Doc 8973 and Doc 9985.

Who Should Attend

Mid-level management to C-level executives in airlines, airport operators, regulators, and air navigation service providers.

Contact Us

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Asia Campus
75 Bukit Timah Road; #02-01/02 Boon Siew Building
Singapore, 229833

General Information

Duration: 5 days or 40 hours 

Training Method: Face-to-Face

Participants: Maximum 30

Prerequisites: Familiarity with Microsoft Windows, Participants to bring own laptops