Since it burst onto the scene with Bitcoin, blockchain has been linked with other cryptocurrencies, digital artwork and extraordinary energy consumption. The heart of blockchain, though, is a distributed ledger with important applications for the space sector.
If you have been amazed by recent space breakthroughs like flying a robotic helicopter on Mars, reusable rockets that can land vertically, and the long-anticipated takeoff of space tourism, brace yourself: this is just the beginning. But with new moves into space, there is the risk that we will take our Earthbound cyber vulnerabilities with us into orbit.
Matt Erickson, VP of Solutions at SpiderOak, joined a SmallSat Alliance spotlight discussion to explore cyber challenges and solutions for the smallsat industry.
There’s an interesting dichotomy in blockchain and blockchain-based apps. Most of us know about blockchain’s importance to cryptocurrency, but that may not be the most interesting use in the long run. Establishing the fidelity of data across business and government networks may be the biggest blockchain breakthrough.
Dave Pearah and FBN’s Maria Bartiromo discuss the new space economy, the investment opportunity, and the cyber threat to this potential one trillion-dollar market.
The U.S. Air Force has approved an approximately $750,000 Small Business Innovation Research grant to SpiderOak to test its new OrbitSecure™ secure communications protocol on military satellites and ground stations.
As detailed as laws like the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) are, there is no one-size-fits-all framework for data privacy. You may know the rules, but how do you make sure you and the rest of your organization are following them?