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Inaugural Space Cybersecurity Symposium: Access for Start-ups

Space Cybersecurity Symposium

Cybersecurity measures and policies are ubiquitous in the design, development, delivery, and operation of components supporting American space activities.

Join us on May 5 for a Department of Commerce (DOC) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) jointly hosted symposium to learn about the latest cyber threats to space infrastructure, existing space cybersecurity policies, and industry cybersecurity experience and mitigation strategies. Information will be tailored to emerging companies, however all companies are welcome to participate.

This will be the first in an ongoing series of events to connect commercial space companies of all sizes with the Departments regarding cybersecurity measures and policies. 

 

Printable Agenda (PDF)

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10:00 am – 4:00 pm EDT

Agenda

Morning Session:  1000 – 1230 EDT (Moderators: Nicholas Reese, James Platt, DHS)

Time

Topic

1000 - 1005

Introduction/Welcome: DOC

1005 - 1025

Opening remarks: Partnership & DHS-DOC Engagement

Tom McDermott, Acting Assistant Secretary for Cyber, Infrastructure, Risk and Resilience Policy, DHS

1025 - 1100

Space Cybersecurity Threats:  TBD, NSA

1100 - 1115

Background on Space Policy Directive 5

Jaisha Wray, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, DOC

1115 - 1215

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Overview and Dialogue:

Brian Lundy, CISA

1215 – 1230

Open Floor for Questions & Discussion

LUNCH BREAK 1230 – 1300 EDT

Afternoon Session: 1300 – 1600 EDT (Moderator: Jason Kim, DOC)

1300 - 1330

Keynote: Cyrus Malekpour, Captain of PFS CTF Team, Winner, AFRL Space Security Challenge 2020 Hack-a-Sat

1330 - 1400

National Institute of Standards and Technology Cybersecurity Activities Overview:

Matthew Scholl, Chief, Computer Security Division, Information Technology Laboratory, NIST

1400 - 1410

Industry Cybersecurity and Space ISAC Overview 

Erin Miller, Space ISAC

1410 - 1530

Panel:  Applied Cybersecurity Landscape

Moderators: Diane Howard and Dianne Poster, Office of Space Commerce (OSC)

  • John Galer, Aerospace Industry Association
  • William Eshagh, Planet
  • Kevin Coggins, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Bryan Ware, Next 5
  • Victoria Samson, Secure World Foundation
  • Florent Rizzo, Founder, CEO CyberInflight
  • Additional speakers invited

1530 - 1545

Open Floor for Questions & Discussion

1545 - 1600

Wrap-Up, Closing Remarks, Invitation to Next Symposium

Brooks Cressman, NOAA

 

 

Created March 25, 2021, Updated April 9, 2021