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Adjunct Faculty, Online Course (MACY 515 – Foundations of Aviation Cybersecurity, College of Aeronautics, Worldwide Campus) Job at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University USA

Job Description

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Worldwide is currently hiring adjunct faculty to teach MACY 515 – Foundations of Aviation Cybersecurity.

Course Description

This course examines how cybersecurity impacts the entire aviation ecosystem that includes the supply chain, manufacturing, maintenance, airports, and aircraft. Cyber threats to commercial airplanes, unmanned aircraft (drones), air traffic control, and aerospace will also be analyzed. The course will discuss the threats to aviation security and the recommended mitigations of those threats. Humans play a critical role in cybersecurity. They can be the weakest point of the attack or the first line of defense. This course will examine the role of humans in aviation cybersecurity. It will also review regulations and best practices in aviation cybersecurity and discuss how to incorporate them into an operational plan of securing aviation systems.


Applicant Qualifications

A minimum of a Doctorate degree in discipline is required (please see list of acceptable disciplines below), as well as relevant industry experience from within the last 7 years.

Applicable Professional Certification

Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)

CompTIA Security+

Specific industry, military or university training, or experience in aviation cybersecurity or general cybersecurity development or operations.

Degrees Within the Teaching Discipline

Cybersecurity and related cyber disciplines

Engineering (Aerospace/Aeronautical, Astronautical/Computer/


Computer Science

Information Technology and related information disciplines

Science (Aerospace, Astronautical, Aeronautical)

About the Company

Company: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Company Location:  USA

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