Via Satellite Announces Us Air Force Cyber Security Restricted Access Session At The 2017 Cybersat Summit – The Event Now Just Three Weeks Away

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This exclusive session, sponsored by Honeywell, will be hosted one day prior to the start of the CyberSat Summit conference on November 6th from 3:00 to 7:00 pm at the Tysons Corner Marriott in Tyson’s Corner, VA. The session is Classification D, as members from Honeywell and the U.S. Airforce will be speaking on sensitive cyber security topics.

New Restricted access session Announced at the 2017 CyberSat Summit – the event now just three weeks away!

Explore the state of the art in cyber-resilient engineering of space systems while learning about the US Air Force’s unique and diverse missions as they operate across an increasingly cyber-contested lifecycle. Plus, gain an expert’s understanding of how future space systems will be engineered to survive and thrive in a cyber-contested domain.

In this private session, organized by the Air Force Research Lab, we bring together a team of industry leading experts from the Air Force Institute of Technology, the Space Defense Task Force, the Air Force Research Lab, as well as Honeywell to talk about the major cybersecurity issues facing the space and satellite sectors.

Topics include: the art in cyber-resilient engineering of space systems; assurance of the US Air Force’s unique and diverse missions; future space systems and how they will be engineered to survive and thrive in a cyber-contested domain.

3:00 – 3:30 pm    
Honeywell Space & Defense, Dr. Ken Heffner, Honeywell

3:30 – 4:00 pm
Engineering Cyber-Resilient Space Systems, Dr. Logan Mailloux, Air Force Institute of Technology

4:00 – 4:30 pm    
Assuring USAF Space Missions Across a Cyber-Contested Lifecycle, Maj Larry Llewellyn, Space Defense Task Force

4:30 – 5:00 pm    
Space System Cyber-Security On-Orbit Experimentation, Cal Roman, Air Force Research Lab

5:00 – 5:30 pm    
Space Cyber Resiliency - Engineering Lessons Learned, Robert Vick, Air Force Research Lab    

5:30 – 7:00 pm    
Networking Reception

As the session has a classification of ‘UNCLASSIFIED, DISTRIBUTION D’ there will only be limited admission to the session. Attendees must:

  •     Be a U.S. citizen
  •     Be a DoD Employee, or an employee whose organization has an active contract with the DOD (CAGE # required)
  •     Contractor employees must bring a Drivers License ID, and DoD Employees must bring their Government photo ID to be given entrance

There are limited seats available in this closed session, so hurry to guarantee your seat.

To find out more and to register for this event visit

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