SATCOM Training, Satellite Communications Training
For half a century satellite systems have demonstrated their excellence to collect and distribute data in a vast coverage area for the benefit of thousands of users.
During the 1960s and 1970s, advances in satellite performance came quickly and a global industry began to develop.
Satellites were mainly used at first for international and long-haul telephone traffic and distribution of select television programming, both internationally and domestically.
But as technology evolved, so has SATCOM applications. For example, Satellite technology has the potential to be a strong player in Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity, along with “connecting the unconnected” in parts of the world where alternative communication paths, at present, simply do not exist.
One particularly aggressive development in the SATCOM industry is the launching of SmallSats – a trend experts predict is about to explode. Small satellites weigh in under 1,000 pounds. According to analysts, there time has come because SmallSats can be constructed and launched less expensively and more quickly than traditional, large, geosynchronous orbit satellites.
While there are limits to SmallSat capabilities, both in terms of transmission power and capacity for supporting bandwidth, it’s the placement in space that’s key – and this is where SmallSat constellations launched into LEO have the potential to be what experts call a game-changer.
Versatility has also propelled the SATCOM industry into prominence over the past 50 years. Satellites effectively support on a global basis all forms of communications ranging from simple point-of-sale validation to bandwidth intensive multimedia applications. Satellite solutions are highly flexible and can operate independently or as part of a larger network.
There are more than 2,000 fully operational satellites that are orbiting our planet. Many are up there for communication purposes. In fact, most satellites are Earth-centric and are becoming an increasingly important component in the functioning of 21st century society.
Cybersecurity safeguards have also evolved, especially in the area of SATCOM military applications. GPS jamming in particular is a growing threat to satellite navigation, positioning and precision timing.
But help is on the way. In addition to the Air Force’s jam-proof Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) constellation of satellites, the Space Force’s M-Code Early Use (MCEU) upgrade, delivered earlier this year, will enable the OCS to task, upload and monitor M-code within the GPS constellation, as well as support testing and fielding of modernized user equipment, before the completion of the next-generation ground control systems.
Why Tonex for SATCOM Training?
Tonex is the world’s largest and most trusted source for SATCOM, space and cyber security training, certification, research, and development organization, providing complete satellite and terrestrial ground segment courses for satellites, space, signals, and networks for more than 30 years.
We train many professionals annually, including employees from DoD, government agencies, and Fortune 100 companies worldwide.
Our SATCOM certified instructors include over many subject-matter experts and advisers to DoD, government and leading organizations worldwide.
Tonex offers more than 20 SATCOM and over 60 cybersecurity courses that deliver critical skills in the communications, protocols, payload technologies, propagation models, link budget, systems engineering, architecture of satellite systems, video and broadband, mobile Satcom services, IP networking services, concept of operations, SATCOM constellation, cybersecurity, SATCOM cyber defense operations, pen testing, digital forensics, software development, and management practice areas of space and satellite cyber security.
Tonex is the Leader in the SATCOM Training since 1988! We have been providing Satellite Communications and Space Systems Engineering and Space Cyber Training Courses since 1998!
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Cybersecurity in not exclusively earthbound.
In fact, some would argue that the greatest cybersecurity challenges lie in space. That’s because almost every aspect of modern society depends heavily on networks and telecommunications systems.
Additionally, a plethora of information and communication technology (ICT) relies on data and space infrastructure.
This threat constitutes a serious danger for terrestrial infrastructures as well as a threat to the economic development of the society.
Space systems, ranging from GEO/MEO/LEO/HEO satellites, deep space system, to mission control centers, are frequently the target of cyberattacks. Despite the space industry’s technical sophistication, their cybersecurity efforts have lagged behind that of other high–technology sectors. Evidenced by the prevalence of vulnerabilities and attack vectors that go unchecked, space systems ranging from CubeSats/Micro Satellite to sophisticated rovers have considerable cybersecurity challenges.
SATCOM Training, Satellite Communications Training