© Jacob G. Oakley 2020
J. G. OakleyCybersecurity for Spacehttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-5732-6_1

1. Space Systems

Jacob G. Oakley1 
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Owens Cross Roads, AL, USA
 

Before I get into the specifics of space systems, I just want to make clear that this book is written with cybersecurity professionals in mind and by a cybersecurity professional. That is not to say that those who design and operate space vehicles (SVs) or the generally curious have nothing to gain from reading it. Quite the opposite in fact. This book is written with the intent of priming the cybersecurity community on the intricacies of space systems, their high difficulty and risk during operation, as well as the distinct challenges of security in outer space.

As such, there will ...

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