Cybersecurity: Tips for Protecting Your Data While Flying

June 24, 2019

Though business aircraft passengers may not think to ask about cyber security, it’s an issue that should be top of mind for any flight department. An aircraft is an office in the sky, “it’s no different than any other satellite office and really should be treated as such,” noted Josh Wheeler, senior director, Satcom Direct. Therefore, it’s critical to be vigilant when working on an aircraft. Treat the aircraft Wi-Fi like a “zero-trust network,’ advised NBAA vice president of technology and security Todd Wormington.

This week, NBAA Flight Plan host Pete Combs speaks with:

  • Josh Wheeler, senior director, Satcom Direct
  • Todd Wormington, NBAA vice president of technology and security
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