Richard Meal, Chief Information Security Officer, Sellafield Ltd, shares his journey and best practice with the Cyber Senate this November 5/6th. Richard’s areas of specialist experience include nuclear, government, cloud, communications, aviation, defence and energy industries. Prior to taking up the role as Sellafield CISO, Richard had 8 years commercial consultancy underpinned by 20 years of service in the Royal Air Force as an officer specialising in security strategy, information security, security audit, investigation and law enforcement including counter-intelligence activities, both as a specialist staff officer and as an operational commander.
“Something strange has been going on in the friendly skies over the last day or so. Flights are being canceled. Aircraft are grounded. Passengers are understandably upset. The core of the issue is GPS and ADS-B systems. The ADS-B system depends on GPS data to function properly, but over this weekend a problem with the quality of the GPS data has disrupted normal ADS-B features on some planes, leading to the cancellations.” Read the full article by Hackaday here https://hackaday.com/2019/06/09/gps-and-ads-b-problems-cause-cancelled-flights/