Letiště Praha, a.s., the operator of the largest international airport in the Czech Republic, is aware that the protection of information technology is an integral element in the process of ensuring the safety of passengers, employees and visitors of Václav Havel Airport Prague. Letiště Praha, a.s. aims to achieve the highest level of cyber security as possible.
The objective of cyber security is to protect information and property from theft, corruption, or natural disaster, while allowing the information and property to remain accessible and productive to its intended users.
Accordingly, cyber security not only refers to the implementation of technical security measures but also to the establishment of cyber security standards and the necessity to strictly follow the operational procedures. It was not until recently that the cyber security standards were established in response to the increasing amount of sensitive information stored on computers that are connected to the Internet.
Letiště Praha, a.s. maintains an effective cyber security programme encompassing legal, organizational, technical, and educational means to ensure the protection of information in cyber space.
Cyber security comprises mainly preventive measures and reactive measures towards the affected entities in case of cyber security incidents.
As part of ensuring the safety of the Czech Republic, cyber security includes highly specialized proactive activities for the purposes of national defence, i.e. providing security against serious attacks that cannot be dealt with by regular cyber security means.
Letiště Praha, a.s. has experienced experts in the field of cyber security who ensure the highest level of protection of services or systems against cyber security attacks and their consequences.
In 2018, Letiště Praha, a.s. passed the certification audit of its information security management system and received a certificate of compliance with the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 requirements for information security.