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Course NameLength
Certified Space Engineering Specialist Professional (CSESP)5 days
Certified Space Security Specialist Professional (CSSSP)4 days
Cybersecurity for Space Course for Leadership2 days
Cybersecurity Principles for Satellite and Space Systems | Training Workshop2 days
Fundamentals of Positioning, Navigation and Timing | PNT Training2 days
Introduction to Space Cybersecurity2 days
Satellite Communications and Cybersecurity Course2 days
Secure Space Embedded Systems Design and Development1 day
Secure Space Software Development Training2 days
Secure Space Systems Development and Operations Course2 days
Space Cybersecurity Risk Management Course2 days
Space Mission Systems Engineering Training2 days
Space Systems Engineering Fundamentals2 days


The Fundamentals of Modern Commercial and Military Satellite Systems Training Course by Tonex is a comprehensive training program designed to provide participants with an in-depth understanding of the fundamentals of satellite systems. It covers topics such as satellite communication systems, orbits, launch vehicles, ground stations, and payloads, and provides practical training on how to design, operate, and maintain satellite systems. The course is suitable for professionals involved in the design, development, operation, and management of satellite systems, and provides a certificate of completion from Tonex.Today, cybersecurity concerns reach beyond Earth and into the depths of space and the highway of satellites around the Earth.

Many experts argue that the greatest cybersecurity challenges lie in space because just about every aspect of our modern lives connect in some way to networking and telecommunications systems, including both private and military operations.

Satellites provide information and services to support global communications, the economy, security and defense, safety and emergency management, the environment and health. Their strategic value inevitably raises the issue of cybersecurity. The information they provide thus becomes a lucrative and enticing prospect for bad actors of both the domestic and foreign state-sponsored type.

The space sector is unique in the field of cybersecurity. It is an industry where civil, commercial and military applications seamlessly coexist, creating a haphazard situation for cybersecurity experts and telecommunication engineers.

Over several years there has been substantial interest in the issues of cybersecurity and space security but the general consensus is that far too little attention has been paid to the combination of the two security problems.

This was in large part the reasoning behind the return of the DoD’s Department of Space Command in 2018.

Cyberspace operations can and do create effects across the battlespace—both directly and indirectly. Clearly, cyberspace can no longer be thought of in terms of terrestrial, internet protocol-based networks.

In reality, cyberspace has emerged as a domain that is essential to the conduct of all Air Force operations. It is a warfighting domain that is just as critical to ensuring our national security as the other domains of land, sea, air, and space. Cyberspace cuts across all domains. However, unlike the other domains, cyberspace is man-made and therefore must be operated and maintained.

The complexity of conducting full spectrum operations in cyberspace, while also provisioning and protecting the domain, requires innovative thinking as the Air Force matures command and control processes for cyberspace forces and missions.

Add to that, a satellite can be vulnerable to a number of different types of attacks that can be more difficult to interpret than physical damage, especially in terms of the potential for corrupted signals.

Want to know more about Space Operations and Cybersecurity? Tonex offers a new category called Space Operations and Cybersecurity, training programs that focus on priorities to assist space systems and combat readiness. Our training programs, courses, seminars and certifications  provide space technologies and operational capabilities, operational missions of space lift, satellite communications, EO-IR sensor capabilities, AI and sensor fusion, missile warning and space control.

Our Space Operations and Cybersecurity courses include:

Certified Space Security Specialist Professional (CSSSP) (5 days)

Fundamentals of Positioning, Navigation and Timing | PNT Training (2 days)

Space Mission Systems Engineering Training (2 days)

Space Systems Engineering Fundamentals (2 days)

For more information, questions, comments, contact us.

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