Comments Invited on Draft Space Cybersecurity Report

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a draft report titled “Introduction to Cybersecurity for Commercial Satellite Operations.”

This draft report describes cybersecurity concepts with regard to crewless, commercial space operations. The document is an information reference for managing cybersecurity risks and considering how cybersecurity requirements might coexist within space vehicle system requirements. NIST is specifically interested in feedback on the document’s overall approach, the example use case, and the identified controls for the use case.

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NIST requests public comments on the draft report by October 13, 2021. Submit comments to