News Briefs

04/16/2012
At April 16's Cyber 1.2 event, the Cyber Industry Dialog I Panel took on cyberspace issues.Panel members included:Moderator Col. Ed O. Rios, USAF, Ret., president and chief executive officer, CyberSpace Operations Consulting, LLCLt. Gen. Charles E. Croom, Jr., USAF, Ret., vice president - cyber security solutions, Lockheed Martin Information Systems and Global ServicesSteve K...
04/16/2012
The second speaker of the Cyber 1.2  event was Riley Repko, president and chief executive officer of Trusted Cyber Solutions, LLC. He prefaced his talk by saying that cyber attacks are both a threat to networks and information and a threat to physical systems.  In order to address the dynamic threat environment, he said, more speed and openness toward more creative, "even...
04/16/2012
As the first featured speaker of the April 16 Cyber 1.2 event, which preceded the 28th National Space Symposium, Lt. Gen. Michael J. Basla, USAF, vice commander, Air Force Space Command, focused on the development of the Air Force Network (AFNet), as well as risk mitigating strategies for cyber operations. Basla began by asserting that cyberspace is part of every Air Force war...
04/12/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 12, 2011) -- Speaking today at the Space Foundation's Cyber 1.1 event, Gen. Peter Pace, USMC (Retired), asked the question: "Are We Beyond Ready to be Ready?"According to Pace, in comparison with the U.S. predominance in kinetic forms of warfare, the U.S. possesses no particularly strong edge compared to other nations around the world. "Our national vulnerability in...
04/11/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 11, 2011) -- Air Force Space Command's second-in-command said the Air Force is working to build cyberspace from an organizational, equipment and training perspective to provide access to and use of the cyberspace domain to the joint warfighter. Speaking at the Space Foundation's Cyber 1.1 event today in Colorado Springs, Lt. Gen. Michael J. Basla, USAF, vice...
04/10/2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 11, 2011) -- Roger Cressey, senior vice president, Booz Allen Hamilton, speaking today at the Space Foundation's Cyber 1.1 event in Colorado Springs, said that, formerly, threat analysis focused more on capabilities than intent. In the post-9/11 environment, however, he said that the roles are reversed. "We know a great deal about Al Qaeda's intent," he said. "The...
03/23/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 23, 2010) -- Interest in Cyber 1.0, a new component of the 26th National Space Symposium, has been so great that the event is now sold out.Conducted by the Space Foundation April 12 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., the conference will explore the realm of cyberspace, its impact on military operations and civilian life, national security,...
02/08/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 8, 2010) -- Three experts in the cyberspace domain will bring the concept home to space professionals in a panel discussion, The Intersection of Space and Cyber, April 13 at the Space Foundation’s four-day 26th National Space Symposium at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo.Robert J. Butler, Lt. Gen. Larry D. James, USAF, and Maj. Gen. Richard Webber, USAF...

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