Security experts warn airlines face threat of cyber attacks

Airlines are increasingly at risk of cyber attacks that could pose significant safety issues and force carriers to ground their fleets to protect passenger welfare, causing major financial damage , security experts say.

“There are huge risks and challenges facing the airlines,” Eric Lowenstein, a Sydney-based cyber-risks practice leader at insurance group Aon, said. “We are not just talking about [passenger data] privacy.”

Read about the security experts warning that airlines face a threat of cyber attacks on Sydney Morning Herald.