2017 Agenda Content

Tuesday | November 7

  1. 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM


  2. 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM

    Opening Keynote

  3. 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

    New Generation of Cyberattacks - Assessment of the Evolving Threat Landscape in Satellite and Aerospace

    What are new generation cyber-threats facing companies in the satellite and aerospace sectors? What will be the impact of automated attacks and even attackers that use artificial intelligence? This panel sets out the practical methods to identify cyber security events within very busy networks, and how best to tackle them.

  4. 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

    Networking Break

  5. 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

    Fact Vs. Myth: What We Know So Far As It Relates To Cyberattacks in Aerospace and Satellite

    While cybersecurity is an issue for all companies in all sectors, what do we know so far about what has happened in satellite and aerospace? This panel of experts talk about what has happened so far, and whether the facts are vastly different from the myths that have been perpetrated.

    • Speaker - Vinit DuggalDirector and Chief Information Security OfficerIntelsat
    • Speaker - Chris ChildersFounder and CEONational Defense Group
  6. 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

    Keynote Luncheon

  7. 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

    Satellite Eco-System: How to Achieve End-to-End Protection?

    The satellite eco-system can encompass everything from the service provider through to the teleports through to the public networks of the end user. How can the industry protect this complete eco-system? What are the unique vulnerabilities and what are the next steps for this industry in order to make sure this eco-system stays safe.

  8. 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

    Open Systems Vs. Purpose Built Solutions: Pros and Cons

    The satellite industry has been migrating away from closed proprietary and purpose built solutions to open standards, the use of Commercial-Off-the-Shelf products and technologies developed for the IT market and interoperability with broadband Internet Protocol (IP) networks. This move has resulted in lower costs, fueled innovation and broadened the applications companies can support. However, this move also brings with it risk in terms of threats and vulnerabilities on scale never seen before. What are the cyber-security ramifications when investing in these types of technologies and how do we develop effective countermeasures?

  9. 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM

    Networking Break

  10. 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM

    A Cybersecurity Framework for Space: What Needs To Be Done

  11. 4:45 PM – 5:15 PM

    Fireside Chat - Practical Advice to Identify Cyber Attacks

    Here, we interview a cyber-security expert who gives practical advice about identifying cyber-threats within busy networks and the processes you need to put in place with dealing with them.

    • Speaker - Justin FierDirector of Cyber Intelligence & AnalyticsDarktrace
  12. 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM


Wednesday | November 8

  1. 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM


  2. 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM

    Regulation Keynote

    • Speaker - Robert HickeyAviation PM, DHS/S&T Cyber Security DivisionDepartment of Homeland Security
  3. 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

    The FCC Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council (CSRIC) WG4: What We Can Learn

    The CSRIC IV Working Group 4 (WG4) was given the task of developing voluntary mechanisms that give the FCC and the public assurances that communication providers are taking the necessary measures to manage cybersecurity risks across the enterprise. The WG produced a definitive report that analyzed and gave recommendations for the top five mission critical segments of our communications infrastructure including satellite, broadcast, cable, wireless and wireline segments. What can we learn from this and what is the common cybersecurity framework that spans all five of these segments?

  4. 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

    Networking Break

  5. 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

    Connected Transportation & Security: Keeping Connected Vehicles Safe

    In 2015, there were around 5,000 aircraft connected. By 2025, that number could triple as most of the world’s major airlines connect their fleets. Ant this is just one vertical. The ‘Connected’ Car will start to become part of our reality very soon as it enters the mainstream. Likewise, cruise ship companies are like mini-cities with thousands of people connected. However, cyber-security will be a huge issue for all these forms of ‘connected’. We talk to key players about the relationship between the satellite sector and the connected transportation sector and how we can keep connected transportation a vertical free from major hacks.

    • Speaker - Andy DavisTransport Assurance Practice DirectorThe NCC Group
  6. 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM

    Keynote Lunch

    • Keynote - U.S. Rep. Brian BabinMember of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the Highways and Transit SubcommitteeU.S. House of Representatives
    • - Sean StackleyActing SecretaryU.S. Navy
  7. 1:30 PM – 2:00 AM

    The NIST Framework: The Need For It and Where It Can Be Improved

    In 2014, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released a Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity. The aim was to provide a structure that organizations, regulators and customers can use to create, guide, assess or improve comprehensive cybersecurity programs. Almost three years later, we look at the success of NIST, and where it goes next.

  8. 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

    Tech Talks

    In this part of the event, we get different players to talk about how they view the cyber-threat as it relates directly to them.

    2:00 – 2:20 Satellite Manufacturers
    2:20 – 2:40 Broadcast
    2:40 – 3:00 Oil & Gas

  9. 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM

    Networking Break

  10. 3:30 PM – 4:45 PM

    Military SATCOM and Cybersecurity: The New Paradigm

    The U.S. government is the world’s largest buyers of satellite capacity. It has its own dedicated satellites, as well buying a great deal of commercial satellite capacity. One of its concerns when buying capacity off commercial satellites, is the security involved? However, with demands for bandwidth going up, we look at the cybersecurity issues here, as the U.S. DoD and government looks to invest in more satellite capacity. With more HTS going up, and the landscape becoming more complex, we examine how this new paradigm and whether the industry is well-equipped to deal with these new threats.

  11. 4:45 PM – 4:45 PM

    Close of Conference

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