Cybersecurity In The Aviation Industry Statistics

Cyber attacks on the aviation industry are increasing, with 70% of organizations reporting at least one cybersecurity incident in the past year.

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"The Aviation industry relies on technological systems for 90% of its operations - from ticketing to aircraft operations, showcasing just how important cyber security is in this industry."

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"In 2019, approximately 12% of aviation organizations experienced cyber-attacks on a daily basis."

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"According to Boeing, flight systems and airline industry's lack of cybersecurity measures could cost nearly $53.15 million by 2023."

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"In a survey conducted by SITA for Aircraft IT in 2017, only 35% of airlines had established cybersecurity programs."

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"According to a cybersecurity assessment by the Department of Homeland Security, 75% of commercial airlines are at risk of cyber-attacks."

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"Cybercrime can cause downtime of 7 to 14 days for an average airline."

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"Roughly 92% of aviation industry insiders expect to see disruptive cyber attacks on airlines in the next three years."

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"In 2020, U.S. airlines alone spent about $3.8 billion on cybersecurity measures."

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"According to Cybersecurity Ventures, damages related to cybercrime in aviation are expected to reach $6 trillion annually by 2021."

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"The global market for aviation cybersecurity is expected to reach $1.8 billion by 2025."

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"A poll conducted by Cyber Security Group found that 55% of aviation professionals don't believe their organization is prepared for a major cybersecurity event."

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"In a 2018 survey, 33% of aviation companies reported being victims of a ransomware attack in that same year."

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"According to Thales, 71% of U.S. and UK airlines reported that they had been subject to a cyber attack in the past year."

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"In 2019, 83% of airlines identified cybersecurity as a significant risk, compared with 71% in 2017."

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"92% of the aviation industry experienced a cyber breach in the past, according to SITA."

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"Cyber attacks lead to losses of around $50 billion in the aviation industry annually."

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"According to EASA, in 2016, there were 1,000 attacks per month on the aviation sector’s computer systems."

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"The number of cyber threats to onsite technology infrastructure within the aviation sector has increased by 80% YoY."

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