Thales Chosen to Design Galileo Satellite Security

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Galileo Industries and the European Space Agency (ESA), both in charge of the global architecture of the EUR 3.2B ($4.2B) European Galileo satellite system, have chosen Thales' advanced security expertise to specify and design the security policy for the EU's Galileo satellite project. Security requirements include communications security, which entails protecting networks and signals; authentication and access control for each level of service; data confidentiality and integrity control; and attack prevention. Contract figures were not announced....

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