Cybersecurity in the satellite & space industry has become a popular topic of discussion since the attack on ViaSat earlier this year. But cyber experts have been raising concerns about cyber threats on critical infrastructure for years, such as power grids, petrochemical plants, nuclear reactors, water systems, and satellites, to name a few. Large scale.
NSR’s Non-GEO Constellations Analysis Toolkit, v3.0 Expands Surveyed Systems and Doubles Benchmarking
Version 3.0 of NSR’s LEO and MEO SATCOM Benchmarking Toolset Centralizes Data Management and Introduces Quarterly Updates Cambridge, MA – September 06, 2022 – Today NSR launched Version 3.0 of its Non-GEO Constellations Analysis Toolkit (NCAT3), enhancing the industry-leading evaluation toolset of LEO and MEO satellite constellations. NCAT3 expands the set of NSR-surveyed systems to.
Viasat provided consumer broad services to about 590,000 US subscribers last year; Space Exploration Technologies Corp. says it has launched about 2,500 first-generation satellites in its Starlink fleet and serves almost 500,00 subscribers worldwide. The global market could be $30 Billion by 2030, compared to $12 Billion today, according to Northern Sky Research.
A targeted denial-of-service attack on Viasat (NASDAQ: VSAT) exploited a misconfigured virtual private network (VPN) appliance, allowing the attacker to render modems across Europe useless. Viasat issued the results of its investigation into the attack on its KA-SAT network last week in a blog post. The attack, which began on Feb. 24 at 6 a.m..
2021 saw a continuation of industry-wide transition in the satellite communications market, with the COVID-19 pandemic accelerating or worsening key industry trends. Most of NSR’s guidance for the satcom market persisted through the year, and some are set to accelerate in 2022. These trends include uneven growth across various verticals, vertical integration and horizontal consolidation,.