Aerospace Industry Responds to Pentagon's Increased Cybersecurity Protocols
New voluntary industry standards aim to complement the agency’s work
As cybersecurity becomes a marquee issue for the U.S. military, a major aerospace group is helping set the path forward.
Last week, the Aerospace Industries Association announced a new standard for cybersecurity issues, with the goal of thoughtfully addressing threats as they surface while building resilience into the infrastructure the defense industry relies upon. The voluntary framework announced by the group aims to complement the U.S. Department of Defense’s existing work on the issue of cybersecurity, noted AIA President and CEO Eric Fanning.
“With aggressive state and non-state cyber actors targeting the United States, it is essential that our industry work collectively to protect technology and information,” Fanning said in a news release. “We are committed to bringing our industry together in partnership with government to implement this and other meaningful measures that keep us and our nation safer from cyber threats.”
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