• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

This course is designed to provide managers and decision-makers with a comprehensive understanding of the security challenges and best practices related to satellite communications. Covering a broad range of topics from the technical aspects of satellite communication systems to the strategic implications of security policies, this course demystifies the complexities of securing satellite links in today’s interconnected world. Participants will learn about the vulnerabilities inherent in satellite communications, the types of threats they face, and the cutting-edge strategies and technologies used to mitigate these risks. Through a mix of lectures, case studies, and discussions, managers will gain the insights needed to oversee the secure deployment and operation of satellite communication systems within their organizations.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the basics of satellite communications technology.
  • Identify the unique security challenges associated with satellite communications.
  • Learn about encryption methods used in satellite communications.
  • Explore techniques for securing satellite ground stations and terminals.
  • Understand the importance of regulatory compliance in satellite communications security.
  • Discuss strategies for mitigating cybersecurity threats in satellite networks.
  • Learn about emerging trends and technologies in satellite communications security.
  • Develop skills for assessing and managing risks in satellite communications systems.
  • Gain insights into the role of management in ensuring satellite communications security.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Risk Management
  • Software Development
  • Systems Analysis
  • Threat Analysis
  • Executive Cyber Leadership