Operational Cyber Security in Aviation (LIVE virtual classroom)

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About the course

This Operational Cyber Security in Aviation course will provide you with more in-depth skills to evaluate and mitigate the risk of a cyber-attack, protect your critical systems, information, assets and data in aviation. Practical exercises with case studies and demonstrations from experienced cyber security experts in aviation will help you to understand cyber risks assessment requirements, identify and implement security measures, understand the aviation regulatory framework requirements and adjust your level of cyber security posture in day-to-day operations. It provides a perfect platform for people wishing to extend and deepen knowledge in aviation cyber security.

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Course Code: TSCS-64-VC

Course format

  • The live sessions of this virtual classroom course are delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • The course will take you approximately 18 hours to complete and be held over 3 consecutive days.
  • There will be 2 live interactive virtual classroom sessions per day, each session will be 180 minutes.
  • The live sessions will require your participation, with multiple Q&A sessions and additional time spent on self-study material including projects, research, additional reading and videos
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment

Technical requirements

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  • Participants are recommended to have completed the IATA Aviation Cyber Security before taking this course.
  • Recommended level is Intermediate.
  • The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 for courses in English or the equivalent level for other languages.

How to register

To arrange in-house training for your company: Complete the in-house training request form or contact the salesperson in your region.

Virtual venues

We schedule our virtual classroom courses through one of 3 virtual venues, each in a different time zone for your convenience. For more information, please visit our page on virtual classroom timing or contact our Customer Portal.

Please check the exact schedule of each class below (View more details) and click ‘Register’.

Next class

Operational Cyber Security in Aviation (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session Asia (IATA)
26 - 28 October, 2022
Register before 26 Jul, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 12 Oct
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 157492
USD 1,560
USD 2,000
USD 2,220

Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 daily LIVE sessions:
10:00-13:00 & 14:00-17:00 Beijing/Singapore
6:00-9:00 & 10:00-13:00 Dubai
2:00-5:00 & 6:00-9:00 UTC

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Describe regulatory requirements at international, regional, and national level in aviation cyber security
  • Select the most suitable industrial standards for aviation organizations
  • Propose security and protection measures for critical assets in aviation
  • Devise cyber security risk assessments and risk treatment plan
  • Adjust level of cyber security posture in operations
  • Propose a first step of Cyber Security Management System in your business

Course content

  • International, regional, national regulations, standards and acceptable means of compliance (AMCs)
  • The current cyber threat landscape and its evolutions in aviation
  • Overview of Airline, Airport, ATC, Aircraft and Drone systems
  • Vulnerability management process
  • Risk assessment and risk treatment plan
  • Supply chain risk management
  • Common threat scenarios and attack methods in aviation and associated security measures
  • Emergency Management and Incident Response
  • Cyber Security Management System in aviation organization

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Airline and Airport operators, ANSPs
  • Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul providers
  • IT developers, providers and cyber security specialists
  • Government and Regulators staff

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 80% or higher on an assessment. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

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