SYS 240 - Aerospace Cyber Vulnerability Assessment, Mitigation, and Protection (ACVAMP)

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This course addresses specific aspects of cybersecurity related to aircraft avionic systems, going beyond traditional information technology systems. The course presents a five step vulnerability assessment and mitigation process, in which students learn how to discover, analyze, and consider mitigation of vulnerabilities in an avionic system. Significant topic areas including key cyber terms, factors related to cyber vulnerabilities and attacks, and how avionic systems are vulnerable to attacks. Real world examples of commercial exploitations are discussed to highlight system susceptibilities. In addition, the course will describe the principles of cyber hardening and resiliency and their relationship to protecting avionics systems. The course presents different hardening and resiliency approaches, and which approaches are appropriate given adversary attack methodologies, challenges, processes, and available access paths.

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Grade Restrictions: None

Special Requirements: None



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Start Date

End Date

Eglin AFB, FL 24L 08 May 2024 09 May 2024
Hill AFB, UT 24M 05 Jun 2024 06 Jun 2024
Live Internet 24N 25 Jun 2024 28 Jun 2024
AFIT - Wright-Patterson AFB (Area B), OH 24O 31 Jul 2024 01 Aug 2024

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Delivery Method: In-Residence or On-site Course

Course Length: 2 days

Event Type: Training (Functional, Technical)

Primary Audience: AFSC/Civilian Career Series Requiring the Course: 62X/63X, 8XX, 1101, 346, 1670 Target Audience Officers: O-1 to O-5 Enlisted: E-4 to E-9 Civilians: GS-07 to GS-14

CL Points: 16


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