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Satellite Industry Association Reiterates its Commitment to Cybersecurity and Best Practices

Washington, D.C., March 18, 2022 – The Satellite Industry Association (SIA) today reiterated the Association’s commitment to cybersecurity best practices that help ensure the industry continues to deliver safe and reliable satellite services to its customers in America and around the world.

Cybersecurity is critical to the satellite industry’s core goal: providing mission critical, highly reliable, and secure connectivity, communications and services. The satellite industry has a long history of providing secure solutions to diverse global customers, including military and government users, corporations of every size and type, the non-profit and scientific communities, and individual consumers.

Given the reliance of our economy and national security on secure communications, evolving attacks by criminals, terrorists, and nation-states properly concern national leaders and the private sector. The cyber threat environment is complex, and the stakes are high. While no system can be perfectly secure, each organization’s commitment to foundational security principles helps all contributors to the industry, from software vendors to equipment manufacturers and service providers, improve their security risk profile.

SIA has adopted a statement and series of principles promoting the development and use of best practices and greater collaboration on important matters of cybersecurity.  To view a copy of the statement and best practices, please click on the following link to the SIA website cybersecurity page.

About The Satellite Industry Association

SIA is a U.S.-based trade association providing representation of the leading satellite operators, service providers, manufacturers, launch services providers, and ground equipment suppliers. For more than two decades, SIA has advocated on behalf of the U.S. satellite industry on policy, regulatory, and legislative issues affecting the satellite business. For more information, visit

SIA Executive Members include: Amazon; The Boeing Company; DIRECTV; EchoStar Corporation; HawkEye 360; Intelsat S.A.; Iridium Communications Inc.; Kratos Defense & Security Solutions; Ligado Networks; Lockheed Martin Corporation; OneWeb; Planet; SES Americom, Inc.; Space Exploration Technologies Corp.; Spire Global Inc.; and Viasat Inc. SIA Associate Members include: ABS US Corp.; The Aerospace Corporation; Amazon Web Services; Artel, LLC; AST & Science; Astranis Space Technologies Corp.; Blue Origin; Comtech; Eutelsat America Corp.; ExoAnalytic Solutions; Hughes; Inmarsat, Inc.; Kymeta Corporation; Leonardo DRS; Lynk; Omnispace; OneWeb Technologies; Ovzon; Panasonic Avionics Corporation; Peraton; SpaceLink; Telesat Canada; ULA; UltiSat and XTAR, LLC. SIA Affiliate Members include: ARA; Aurora Insight; COMSAT; Davis Wright Tremaine; Envistacom, LLC; Genus Group; Hogan Lovells; Integrasys LLC, Kaman Precision Products; Kencast; Keysight Technologies, Inc.; Media Broadcast Satellite; Orange Business Services; Plexus Corp; Sheppard Mullin; Skylo Technologies and Wiley