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CANSO Cybersecurity Risk Assessment Guide – 2023
Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) are a high value target for certain advanced persistent threats (APTs) as they are classified as critical national infrastructure (CNI) …
Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) are a high value target for certain advanced persistent threats (APTs) as they are classified as critical national infrastructure (CNI) service providers. Criminals are constantly evolving into a more professional and organised threat to aviation, particularly as aviation continues its digital transformation which increases the …
CANSO Standard of Excellence in Safety Management Systems
The CANSO Standard of Excellence in Safety Management Systems helps ANSPs build, implement and improve their Safety Management Systems (SMS) to suit the size and operational complexity of their organisation, reflect industry best practices and meet international standards.
This latest version (February 2023) incorporates recent developments in safety management thinking and …
Air Traffic Management Cybersecurity Policy Template
CANSO, ICAO and Airbus have prepared an Air Traffic Management Cybersecurity Policy Template to help states implement cybersecurity mechanisms and culture across entire ATM systems and security operations.
The template aims to guarantee aviation system resilience, safeguarding information integrity, availability, confidentiality, and hardware/software protection, and support civil aviation security, …
CANSO Standard of Excellence in Cybersecurity
The CANSO Standard of Excellence in Cybersecurity brings together best practices, knowledge and experience from various industry stakeholders to enable air navigation service providers (ANSP) to assess and improve their cybersecurity performance, as well as their suppliers.
The best practice document measures performance using a maturity model that …
CANSO Emergency Response Planning Guide
The CANSO Emergency Response Planning Guide brings together best practices, knowledge and experience related to contingency plans and procedures from air navigation service providers (ANSP) around the world. The Guide helps ANSPs develop a formal emergency response plan that documents the orderly and efficient transition from normal to …
CANSO Standard of Excellence in Human Performance Management
The CANSO Standard of Excellence in Human Performance Management provides a roadmap to help air navigation service providers (ANSPs) to assess, develop and improve their human performance management.
As new ATM technologies and procedures are introducing greater reliance on automation and adaptation, flexibility is necessary to keep the …
CANSO Asia Pacific Regional Safety Implementation Strategy
Safety is the industry’s number one priority and CANSO is committed to the delivery of operational best practice through a strong regional focus.
The CANSO Asia Pacific Regional Safety Implementation Strategy facilitates the collaborative regional improvement of safety in the region and provides a reference guide for Member ANSPs in …
Unstable Approaches: Risk Mitigation Policies, Procedures and Best Practice, Third Edition
Unstable Approaches: Risk Mitigation Policies, Procedures and Best Practices, Third Edition, has been produced by CANSO, IATA, IFATCA and IFALPA.
The approach and landing phases of flight accounted for approximately 61 percent of accidents between 2012 and 2016. Unstable approaches were a factor in 16 percent of those approach and landing accidents. The purpose …
Fatigue Management Guide for Air Traffic Service Providers
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CANSO Europe Strategy for the Future of Safety in ATM
Download CANSO Europe Strategy for the Future of Safety in ATM