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The Digital Natives and Their Solutions panel at Cyber 1.3. was moderated by Daniel (Dan) Mosqueda, director, Air Force Programs, Universities Space Research Association, and featured:Joe Heagerty, business development director, Security & Information Operations Business Unit, Cyber Solutions Division, Northrop Grumman Information Systems CMSgt. Linus Jordan, USAF, command...
Featured Speaker Kurt Baumgartner spoke at Cyber 1.3 on Targeted Attack Disruptions in the Post-Stuxnet Era.As senior security researcher for the Americas at Russia-based IT security firm Kaspersky Lab, Baumgartner is responsible for monitoring the malware landscape across the Americas. His remarks covered recent cyber threats, including:Red October: an operation that lasted five years and...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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


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