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04/08/2013
A global panel, moderated by Space Foundation Special Advisor - International Affairs William V. Parker, discussed Joint Cyber Operations with Friends and Allies at the Cyber 1.3 meeting on April 8. Following are a few key points made by the panelists:Col. Jörg Dronia, branch chief, strategic planning air/space/cyber, German Air Force: Nations must support one another, avoid getting in...
04/08/2013
Lt. Gen. John E. Hyten, USAF, vice commander, Air Force Space Command, headlined the Cyber 1.3 luncheon, co-sponsored by General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems.Hyten began by noting that he spends more time on cyber than on space because the challenges are so enormous, saying, "If we don't defend it all the time, we're going to have significant problems."ProjectsAmong the projects he...
04/08/2013
The Cyber 1.3 meeting on April 8, included a panel discussion entitled Collateral Damage in Cyber Operations, which discussed potential collateral damage from cyber attacks.Moderated by Brendan Curry, vice president - Washington operations, Space Foundation, the panel featured remarks from Kurt Baumgartner, senior security researcher, Americas, Global Research and...
04/08/2013
Sidelined by travel restrictions, Maj. Gen. Suzanne Vautrinot, USAF, commander, 24th Air Force, commander, Air Force Network Operations, spoke via video teleconference to the Cyber 1.3 audience on April 8.Speaking about the importance of cyber operations, Vautrinot put the magnitude of cyber crime in perspective, saying that the speed of technology evolution can be leveraged for good or for ill....
04/08/2013
Can the U.S. detect, thwart and respond to a cyber offensive that would leave our nation vulnerable to other, possibly more conventional, offensive efforts? Visions of a "Cyber Pearl Harbor" are forcing decision makers to take steps to avoid such a calamity.This was one of many timely topics for discussion at the Space Foundation's Cyber 1.3 conference, held April 8 at The Broadmoor Hotel in...
04/08/2013
The Space Foundation's annual cyberspace conference opened April 8 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., with featured speaker The Honorable Patrick Meehan (R-PA), who serves as the subcommittee chairman of the Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection and Security Technologies for the House Committee on Homeland Security.In his comments, Meehan said he has been working on current...
04/07/2013
The Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC), along with the Space Foundation hosted the second annual Fusion Forum at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., April 7 and 8, preceding the 29th National Space Symposium. Fifty delegates representing 17 nations attended the event, providing a diverse base of students and next generation leaders for discussion of the space industry.Current...
03/20/2013
The Space Foundation has extended the deadline for its Early Bird rate for the 29th National Space Symposium until Friday, March 22.The effects of sequestration have made it difficult for some of our regular attendees to make travel plans, so we extended the deadline for another week.Register now and save up to $200 on standard industry registration at www.NationalSpaceSymposium.org/register....
03/15/2013
Families who live in the Colorado Springs area, and who share an interest in space, can take advantage of some local opportunities to learn more about the history of human spaceflight.The Space Foundation will offer free a rocketry activity for children of all ages at the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum Space Saturday on March 16, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The event stems from a partnership...
03/15/2013
March 15 is the last day to save on standard industry registration for the Space Foundation's 29th National Space Symposium, to be held April 8-11 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. Save up to $200 now at www.NationalSpaceSymposium.org/register.The Space Foundation has adjusted its rate for active duty military and government personnel who register for the Space...

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