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Space Security and the Vulnerability of Strategic Systems to Cyberattacks: A NATO Perspective

By Anonymous Invitation Only
Research Event

10 January 2019 – 9:30am to 4:00pm

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Chatham House | 10 St James’s Square | London | SW1Y 4LE

Beyza Unal, Senior Research Fellow, International Security Department, Chatham House
Patricia Lewis, Research Director, International Security Department, Chatham House
Jamie Shea, Associate Fellow, International Security Department, Chatham House

Space is a crucial aspect for national and international security. Reliance on space technologies in times of conflict may have different consequences compared with reliance on these technologies during peace time. For instance, almost all NATO operations rely on space dependent systems and almost all assets that rely on real time information sharing are dependent on cyber technology to function.

This meeting will discuss the premise that it is important for NATO to minimize cyber vulnerabilities of space dependent strategic systems and to learn how to exploit such vulnerabilities in adversarial systems.

By studying cyber security and space security within the framework of NATO’s defence and security policy, this meeting aims to focus on space capabilities that rely on digital systems that are vulnerable to cyberattacks, for example, position, navigation and targeting …read more

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