• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

The “Secure Space Systems Development and Operations Training Course” by Tonex provides participants with an in-depth understanding of the processes and technologies involved in the development and operation of secure space systems. It covers topics such as fundamentals, design and development, testing and evaluation, operations and maintenance, and security. Participants will have the opportunity to work on real-world scenarios and problems, applying the knowledge and skills they have learned. This course is designed to address the critical aspects of space system security, ensuring that participants gain a deep understanding of secure space system principles, strategies, and best practices. By the end of the course, participants will be well-equipped to protect space assets against emerging threats and vulnerabilities in an increasingly competitive and contested space environment.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the fundamentals of space systems development and operations.
  • Identify key security challenges specific to space systems.
  • Learn secure coding practices for space software development.
  • Explore encryption and authentication mechanisms for secure space communication.
  • Understand the role of risk assessment in space systems security.
  • Learn best practices for secure satellite operations.
  • Explore secure data handling and storage techniques in space missions.
  • Understand the impact of cyber threats on space systems and how to mitigate them.
  • Explore international regulations and standards related to space systems security.
  • Participate in hands-on exercises to apply security principles to space systems scenarios.

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

  • Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support
  • Systems Architecture
  • Systems Analysis
  • Cybersecurity Management
  • Cyber Operations