Security Chiefs: Aircraft Need CAN Bus Cyber Safeguards
An IT Consultancy tested the ability to attach a device to a CAN bus to inject false data.
According to the DHS Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, a device attached to an aircraft's avionics CAN bus could lead to incorrect engine telemetry readings, incorrect compass and attitude data, and incorrect altitude, airspeed, and angle of attack (AoA) data. (Photo: Chad Trautvetter/AIN)