Tag Archives: AIA

AIA Calls on DoD to Adopt Industry Cyber Standards to Secure Supply Chain; Eric Fanning Quoted

The Aerospace Industries Association has called on the Pentagon to implement the same standards that defense and aerospace companies currently use for cybersecurity to help reduce vulnerabilities in its supply chain, Fifth Domain reported Thursday. "We’re not always seeking less regulation - I know you don’t hear that from industry every day, but [aerospace and defense] has benefited from smart government regulations, often developed with industry,” AIA CEO Eric Fanning told reporters Thursday during a media briefing on the trade group's 2019 agenda.

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AIA Launches New Cybersecurity Standard for Aerospace, Defense Industries; Eric Fanning Quoted

The Aerospace Industries Association has released a standard aimed at maintaining cybersecurity resilience in the aerospace and defense industries. The risk-based standard complements the Department of Defense‘s existing cybersecurity guidelines and are made to help companies regularly update cyber defenses amid evolving threats, AIA said Thursday. “With aggressive state and non-state cyber actors …

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Harris’ William Brown, Collins Aerospace’s Kelly Ortberg Named to AIA Board Leadership Posts

The Aerospace Industries Association has appointed Harris CEO William Brown as chairman of AIA’s board of governors and named Collins Aerospace CEO Kelly Ortberg as vice chairman. Harris said Monday Brown succeeds Thomas Kennedy, chairman and CEO of Raytheon, as board leader for its centennial year in 2019. “I look forward to advocating for key …

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Aerospace Industries Association Appoints Timothy McClees VP for Legislative Affairs

Timothy McClees, former program manager at Peraton, has joined the Aerospace Industries Association to serve as vice president. In his new role, McClees will lead AIA’s legislative policy and advocacy efforts with members of Congress, the association said Monday. He brings over 30 years of experience in defense and government service areas, having …

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Joseph Wells Promoted to Dewberry Intell Community Market Leader

Joseph Wells, a nearly 40-year architectural and engineering industry veteran, has been promoted as intelligence community market leader at Dewberry‘s office in Fairfax, Va. He will coordinate with federal clients on life cycle cost management, cybersecurity, general architecture, asset management, engineering, resilience efforts, Dewberry said Tuesday. Wells previously served as principal-in-charge of the …

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