“With more than 1000 small satellites launching as part of constellations every year, each collecting and transmitting valuable data, cybersecurity can no longer be ignored,” Cysec said. “Indeed, one can imagine a scenario in which an attacker manages to upload and execute malicious software on board, thus taking complete control of the satellite. Hacking an in-orbit satellite presents a new threat to satellite operators and manufacturers, as historically space engineers have prioritized building reliable systems often at the expense of security.”
SpaceWatch.Global is pleased to present the first episode in our podcast series Space Cafe Radio. In this show - on tour in Bulgaria, SpaceWatch.Global Publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Endurosat CEO Raycho Raychev during the 2021 Space Challenges in Gala in the Rhodope Mountains.