From high-speed data transfer via satellites, to the innovative technologies and scientific discoveries delivering real benefits on Earth, space is increasingly a crosscutting component in 21st Century society. But do we have what we need to access the full potential of space? Not yet.
When the nonprofit Space Foundation began devoting the first day of its annual Space Symposium to cybersecurity in 2010, the forum was unclassified. In recent years, however, the event has been restricted to U.S. citizens with Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information or code-word clearance.