In a January 19 statement, the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said that according to a preliminary review, “contract personnel unintentionally deleted files while working to correct synchronization between the live primary database and a backup database. The agency has so far found no evidence of a cyber-attack or malicious intent.” The statement also notes that the FAA “has taken steps to make the NOTAM system more resilient.”
- File integrity management is one of basic security hygiene requirements that actually works when done right. One key element is figuring out what are the actual show stopper files, not always just key executables.
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