Pete Cooper, Deborah Lee James, Alan Pellegrini, and Elizabeth Wharton discuss the importance of cybersecurity in aviation during a SXSW panel (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Mateen Kontoravdis)

Cybersecurity’s Importance in Aviation Highlighted During SXSW

Every year, thousands of people from around the world come to Austin, Texas during the month of March to celebrate innovation, creativity and the arts at South by Southwest (SXSW). Panel discussions ranging from artificial intelligence to making politics go viral can be found throughout the various downtown hotels during the week of the interactive festival. This year, multiple panels highlighted topics in the aviation industry, including one titled: “SkyHacking: Nose to Tail on Aviation Cybersecurity.” The lineup for this…