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5 Aerospace Cybersecurity Trends for 2020

Aerospace cybersecurity is a growing topic in our industry – and not for the right reasons. With a lack of clear and required regulations, as well as an abundance of data and security risks, aerospace is quickly becoming one of the biggest targets for cybersecurity attacks in the world. 

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What is the NAS9933 Aerospace Cybersecurity Standard?

Imagine you are the pilot of a plane, carrying delicate cargo – maybe the most important cargo: human passengers. Suddenly, your plane’s systems are infiltrated by a hacker with nefarious motives and you no longer have GPS or communication connection. Panic begins to set in as you struggle to maintain the safety and security of the aircraft.

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Get the answers to your secure file sharing questions!

Are you trying to select a new file sharing solution, but you have a few questions first? Explore these common questions about file sharing solutions and find out their answers.

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The Role of the AIA in Aerospace Cybersecurity

At FTP Today, we get asked a lot about aerospace cybersecurity. From who regulates aerospace to how to be compliant in the industry, it is critical to understand how the industry works. 

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What is the Difference Between CMMC and DFARS?

DFARS, or the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement, was launched back in 2016 as a government effort to protect from cybersecurity attacks. For DoD contractors, this meant increased regulations and assessments for those working with controlled information. 

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4 Steps to Becoming CMMC Compliant

As a DoD contractor, you are probably wondering how to prepare for the cybersecurity maturity model certification. Understanding the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) compliance process will help your business maintain security and continue to earn government contracts.

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What is the Difference Between CMMC and NIST?

If you are a DoD contractor, this summer you’ll be required to align with new CMMC regulations. With the new regulations coming with the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification, many DoD contractors are facing confusion and even frustration at the prospect of integrating a whole new cybersecurity model into their compliance efforts. A big question many in the industry have is how the new CMMC differs from other major regulations in the industry, especially those outlined in NIST publications.

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The Levels of Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification is a relatively new security framework created to help government contractors standardize security controls used to protect CUI  (controlled unclassified information). The Department of Defense plans to migrate to this new level-based certification model starting in June 2020. The CMMC framework is designed to indicate the maturity of a company’s cybersecurity efforts. The more mature your security controls are, the higher the level you will obtain. The ability to handle sensitive data will be dependent on your certification level.  As a provider of government compliant data sharing software solutions, FTP Today plans to study these new regulations to ensure we get the correct certification level so we can provide our users with compliant and up-to-date solutions.

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Do DoD Contractors Need the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification?

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) was a big announcement for the defense industry, and contractors for the Department of Defense who manage controlled unclassified information need to start preparing for major changes that will come as part of this process.

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Aerospace Cybersecurity Standards Explained

Cybersecurity is a widespread concern, the aerospace industry being no exception. In fact, in 2016 only 40% of aerospace and defense companies said they have a comprehensive set of security policies in place. That’s a surprisingly low number when you consider the major ramifications that could result from a data security breach.  As cybersecurity threats grow more common and more sophisticated, it’s vital that aerospace and defense companies understand the government recommendations in place related to data security and how to comply with those recommendations. 

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The 4 Biggest Aerospace Cybersecurity Challenges

The aerospace industry is a particularly alluring target for cybersecurity hackers, which also means that those working in the industry need to be aware of possible threats. Here are four of the biggest and most common cybersecurity challenges faced by the aerospace industry.

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