Space is becoming more congested, competitive and contested with thousands of small LEO satellites set to be put into orbit over the next decade. These assets offer the opportunity to provide un-dreamt of levels of connectivity – but have also c…
Electronic threats against satellite communication have rapidly escalated in the last few years and will continue to advance in the foreseeable future.
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As the Pentagon moves to stand up a U.S. Space Command and Congress debates whether it makes sense to create a Space Force, a central focus is to defend satellites from orbital weapons that would seek to damage or destroy U.S. assets in space.
So far the company that has most benefitted from the push for faster acquisitions and more security is Lockheed Martin.
Gen. Pawlikowski: "The size of satellites will change. The mobility of satellites will change.”
Another reason space is a battleground: Satellites will be key weapons in the fight against fake news
The U.S. military will need “resilient information networks" to ensure enemies are not able to steer signals for nefarious purposes.
Congress expects to receive from Hyten in June a “warfighting concept of operations” for space. One of the topics will be how to prepare the military for space operations.
In spite of all the safeguards, companies must continually monitor traffic on their global networks to detect attempted or successful penetration and take steps to mitigate the impact of security breaches.