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Advisor: Cyber issues may be considered in update to policy on GPS technology

By Mariam Baksh / June 18, 2019

Observers see an opportunity to incorporate cybersecurity considerations – including on interagency coordination – into an update of the administration’s policy on space-based Position, Navigation and Timing technology, which was identified as a “systemic risk” in the early days of DHS’ National Risk Management Center.

With a calculated distribution of atomic clocks and satellites, PNT technology enables the Global Positioning System in the U.S., but also applications for everything from microsurgery to sensitive financial transactions, as former DHS Secretary...

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