Cyber wars are already the stuff of headlines
The theft of Democratic Party data during the recent US election campaign is just one example. Outdated software and hardware are a real weakness, with update cycles sometimes as long as 20 years. Increasingly prevalent cloud connections are another source of vulnerability. The oil and gas sector is a prime target, but the widespread growth of Industry 4.0 means no field is immune. Encryption, safe data storage and incident detection are important security measures. Airbus Defense is especially active in this field, deploying multiple in-house measures to combat a variety of potential threats.