The global aerospace, defence & security industry experienced a 53% drop in company filings mentions of cybersecurity in Q2 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by MTU Aero Engines with 900% year-on-year increase, according to GlobalData’s analysis of over 33 aerospace, defence & security company filings. GlobalData’s Cybersecurity in Defense – Thematic Research market report provides a detailed understanding on how Cybersecurity impacts the value chain in the Aerospace, Defence & Security sector, and the leading Cybersecurity adopters and vendors in the market. Buy the report here.

Notably, cybersecurity was one of the most frequently referenced themes in Q2 2023, ranking highest in terms of mentions, ahead of environment and cyber insurance, according to GlobalData.

Of the top leading companies in the aerospace, defence & security industry, MTU Aero Engines had the greatest increase in references for cybersecurity in Q2 2023, compared with the previous quarter. GlobalData identified ten cybersecurity-related sentences in the company's filings - 0.5% of all sentences - and an increase of 900% in Q2 2023 compared with Q2 2022. Boeing’s mentions of cybersecurity rose by 100% to 4 and Raytheon Technologies’s by 200% to 3 and General Dynamics’s by 100% to 1 and Howmet Aerospace’s by 100% to 1.

GlobalData’s Company Filings Analytics also applies sentiment weight to reference sentences, based on whether the sentences are positive, negative, or neutral. Starting at 100 in 2020, an index over 100 is more positive. The overall index for cybersecurity in Q2 2023 was 142.

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17 July 2023

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