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Security and Privacy in a World of Safety: Analysing Avionic Data Links and NextGen ATC Networks

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Abstract: Aviation is held up as a shining example of a safety-conscious industry – we are often reminded of how safe it is to travel by aircraft. However, as the industry moves towards heavier reliance on data links to improve efficiency whilst reducing cost and emissions, it is leaning on digital technologies which were not designed with security and privacy in mind. This talk will offer insights into the various security and privacy challenges of next generation air traffic surveillance technologies, shedding light on the practicability of different threats and main factors that impact the success of realistic attacks. Finally, we will describe the OpenSky platform (https://opensky-network.org) which is a community-based receiver network collecting air traffic data. With over 4 trillion messages collected from more than 1000 sensors around the world, currently processing over 260K messages per second, the OpenSky Network exhibits the largest air traffic dataset of its kind. It is available to the research community for realistic and large-scale evaluation of various aspects of aviation systems and networks.

Bio: Ivan is a Professor at the Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford where he leads Systems Security Lab. His research interests are in the area of systems and network security; his concrete research topics include authentication and intrusion detection using physical-layer information, traffic analysis, and the analysis of trade-offs between security and performance. Ivan is a co-founder of the aviation research network OpenSky.

This talk is part of the Centre for Mobile, Wearable Systems and Augmented Intelligence Seminar Series series.

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