In our industry, Cyber Security is become imperative to ensure the safety of our systems from entities with the intention to do harm to our National Security and or very way of life. ASI has been way ahead of this trend for years. With our own in-house Cyber capability, we fold the challenges and considerations into the development process of all of our productsfrom day one.
Cyber is the body of technologies, processes, and practices designed to protect networks, computers, programs from attack, damage, or unauthorized access. In a Flight Simulator context, Cyber can include both cyber security and physical security at various Classification Levels.
- Application security
- Information security
- Network security
- Disaster recovery / business continuity planning
- Operational security
- End-user education
One of the most problematic elements of Cyber Security is the quickly and constantly evolving nature of security risks. The traditional approach has been to focus most resources on the most crucial system components and protect against the biggest known threats, which necessitated leaving some less important system components undefended and some less dangerous risks not protected against. Such an approach is insufficient in the current environment.
ASI solves this problem by having in-house Cyber and IT SMEs consistently and constantly involved in all aspects of trainer design through delivery as well as maintaining the latest qualifications and certifications conforming to the advances in technology and all threats to it.
The Cyber Security team at ASI is comprised of three full-time professionals, our corporate and one manager. Their combined experience includes