Cyber Security for Critical Infrastructures - An Initial Cyber Security Framework for the Swiss Aviation Industry

Morandi Patrick, 2017

Master Thesis
Betreuende Dozierende: Petra Asprion, Frank Grimberg
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This study elaborates the cyber security aspects of critical infrastructures for the Swiss aviation industry. The research reveals that critical infrastructures, and with it the Swiss aviation industry, are enormously interconnected and dependent on information communication technology. Current and future activities to advance the aviation industry and its related information systems will further increase the interconnectivity of the aviation ecosystem as well as the dependency on information and cyber technologies. Whereas the advancements increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the whole aviation industry, they also increase the exposure to cyber threats due to the growth in interconnectivity. The aviation industry is aware of the rise of such threats and various efforts have been started to manage them. These efforts range from general critical infrastructure protection to specific activities in the area of cyber security in the aviation industry. Whereas several companies and organizations launched initiatives, the literature research of this study has revealed that standards or guidance for cyber security within the aviation industry are neither recognized nor compulsory....
Studiengang: Business Information Systems (Master)
Fachbereich der Arbeit: Wirtschaftsinformatik & IT-Management
Vertraulichkeit: öffentlich
Art der Arbeit
Master Thesis
Autorinnen und Autoren
Morandi Patrick
Betreuende Dozierende
Petra Asprion, Frank Grimberg
Sprache der Arbeit
Business Information Systems (Master)
Standort Studiengang