The global aerospace, defence & security industry experienced a 24% drop in company filings mentions of cybersecurity in Q3 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Textron with 14% year-on-year decrease, according to GlobalData’s analysis of over 62 aerospace, defence & security company filings. GlobalData’s Aerospace, Defense & Security: Filings Trends & Signals Q3 2023 report delves into earnings call transcripts and quarterly reports within the industry, extracting trends, signals, and comparative data to help businesses assess their performance, identify competitive intelligence, evaluate risks, and gain a comprehensive understanding of key industry events. Buy the report here.

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Notably, cybersecurity was one of the most frequently referenced themes in Q3 2023, ranking highest in terms of mentions, ahead of ecommerce and robotics, according to GlobalData.

Of the top leading companies in the aerospace, defence & security industry, Textron had the greatest increase in references for cybersecurity in Q3 2023, compared with the previous quarter. GlobalData identified six cybersecurity-related sentences in the company's filings - 1% of all sentences - and a decrease of 14% in Q3 2023 compared with Q3 2022. BAE Systems’s mentions of cybersecurity rose by 67% to 5 and Thales’s by 64% to 5 and Bharat Electronics’s by 86% to 3 and Hindustan Aeronautics’s by 57% to 3.

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 Q3 2023 was 124.

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