ATCA holds Aviation Cyber Security Day, urges industry-government collaboration to address cyber security challenges

ALEXANDRIA, Va., 12 Nov. 2014. Officials at the Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA), a valued industry associate of Intelligent Aerospace, are holding an Aviation Cyber Security Day in an Arlington, Va., hotel on 13 Nov. 2014.

Nov 12th, 2014
Air Traffic Control Association partners with Intelligent Aerospace
Air Traffic Control Association partners with Intelligent Aerospace

ALEXANDRIA, Va., 12 Nov. 2014. Officials at the Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA), a valued industry associate of Intelligent Aerospace, are holding an Aviation Cyber Security Day in an Arlington, Va., hotel on 13 Nov. 2014.

Gain insight into the air traffic control community's perspective regarding the impact of federal cyber policies, industry initiatives, and cyber activity on engineering and operations in light of recent domestic cyber attacks.

Three key panel sessions will examine the collaboration between industry and government to address today's critical cyber security issues.

WHO: Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA)

WHAT: ATCA's Aviation Cyber Security Day

WHEN: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

WHERE: Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel, 2800 South Potomac Ave, Arlington, Va. 22202

9:00 a.m.

Welcome/Opening Remarks

Peter F. Dumont, President & CEO, Air Traffic Control Association

Steve Carver, Aviation Management Associates, Inc.

9:15 – 10:30 a.m.

Cyber Federal Policy and its Effect on Aviation.

The impact of Presidential Policy Directive (PSS)-21 and the subsequent NIST on aviation corporations.

Moderator: Nicole Dean, Raytheon

Speakers:

Natesh Manikoth, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Ron Ross, NIST

Steven Hofmann, U.S. Department of Defense (DOD)

Scott Tousley, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Aviation Industry Cyber Initiatives

How private industry is reacting to the cyber threat and protecting the nation's infrastructure.

Moderator: Michael Borden, General Dynamics

Speakers:

David Almeida, Harris Corporation

Faye Francy, The Boeing Company

Frank Buck, The MITRE Corporation

Dr. John Brence, Knight Point Systems, LLC

1:30 – 2:45 p.m.

Cyber Activity in Aviation Engineering and Operations

The response of Air Navigation Service Providers to secure the aviation infrastructure, including Unmanned Aerial Systems, Data link, and private sector telecommunications.

Moderator: Rick Day, CSC

Speakers:

Dennis Filler, FAA

Jim Eck, FAA

Rick Niles, The MITRE Corporation

Kim Troutman, NAV CANADA

Stephen Van Trees, FAA

2:45 – 3:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks

Peter F. Dumont, President & CEO, Air Traffic Control Association

Steve Carver, Aviation Management Associates


The Air Traffic Control Association (www.ATCA.org) is dedicated to the progress and safety of air traffic control and works to advance the technology and professionalism of the industry. Founded in 1956 by a group of air traffic controllers, ATCA serves nearly 3,000 members from throughout the world-individual air traffic controllers as well as aviation associations, educational institutions, the government and military, and companies managing and providing equipment and services in the aviation community.

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