Cyber-Attacks – The Impact Over Airports Security and Prevention Modalities

  • George Suciu
  • Andrei Scheianu
  • Alexandru Vulpe
  • Ioana PetreEmail author
  • Victor Suciu
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 747)


In recent years, we have witnessed an improvement of the systems developed for the prevention of cyber-attacks meant to harm the airports security, due to the increasing number of the sophisticated malicious attacks. The majority of government organizations depends on advanced systems consisting of interconnected computing machines, used to provide public services. This connectivity and online services have many advantages for users, but also, they become vulnerable in case of a cyber-attack. One of the most targeted systems is the one used in the aviation sector, which is also vulnerable in front of physical threats. Since Sept 11th, 2001, an improvement of terrorist tactics was observed, reason why the security of this sector represents a critical consideration. This paper presents a summary of the ongoing research activities taken to improve the security level of airports and proposes a scalable solution for the integration of several security tools, services and fields.


Airport Security Cyber-attack Vulnerability 



This paper has been supported in part by UEFISCDI Romania through projects ALADIN, ToR-SIM and ODSI, and funded in part by European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under grant agreement No. 777996 (SealedGRID project).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • George Suciu
    • 1
    • 2
  • Andrei Scheianu
    • 1
  • Alexandru Vulpe
    • 2
  • Ioana Petre
    • 1
    Email author
  • Victor Suciu
    • 1
  1. 1.R&D DepartmentBEIA Consult InternationalBucharestRomania
  2. 2.Telecommunication DepartmentUniversity Politehnica of BucharestBucharestRomania

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