The VAYA Space Podcast: C8 Secure and Vaya Space Discuss Cyber Security and Turnkey Solutions

Outer space is a frontier for many industries, one of which is cybersecurity. To discuss cyber solutions in outer space technologies, host Michelle Dawn Mooney invited aboard Jack Blood, the Chief Revenue Officer at VAYA Space, and Chad Ives, Sales Director at C8 Secure.

VAYA Space is a more sustainable solution for outer space exploration, removing plastic waste from the planet through recycling, and helping to put satellites in orbit more cheaply and reliably than current technologies. “The thing that makes VAYA unique is that we use the equivalent of 20 metric tons of recycled thermoplastics. That’s the equivalent of more than 2 million plastic bottles that get recycled into high-energy rocket fuel,” Blood explained.

Ives background has been in the technology and service industry for nearly two decades. He made the move to C8 because, “C8 Secure,” he said, “Is completely focused on as a cybersecurity services company.” C8 Secure revolves around taking the best factors of the company and applying them to services. This includes talking to partners and customers and bringing adherence to regulation and compliance.

Both VAYA and C8 Secure benefit from a mutual collaboration, with C8 Secure bringing significant improvement to transaction latency while providing security. Blood remarked, “We realized that this was something unique that hadn’t really been combined yet and that the space industry really needed.” The industry itself is susceptible to data network break-ins, ground station jamming, and other disruptions.

Using a cyber-secure and sustainable approach, C8 Secure and VAYA Space have a chance to go beyond traditional security, beyond terrestrial limitations, and be proactive in meeting new challenges.

“What the partnership really provides for us is for the ability for us, and for partners and customers, to be proactive with their security projects and what they’re facing from a cybersecurity perspective,” said Ives.

Follow us on social media for the latest updates in B2B!

Image

Latest

Women's empowerment
Seizing the Narrative: The Transformative Impact of Storytelling on Women’s Empowerment
April 19, 2024

With gender equality becoming a significant global agenda, the narrative around women’s empowerment is more relevant than ever. Amid rising awareness and shifting societal norms, women are increasingly seeking avenues for self-expression and empowerment. A recent study by the Global Gender Gap Report highlights that while progress is being made, substantial efforts are still […]

Read More
V2G technology
Plug into the Future: Decoding V2G for Utility Applications
April 19, 2024

Brian Rudy from Verizon IoT and Melissa Chan of Fermata Energy explore the cutting-edge potential of vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Their discussion highlights how this innovation transforms electric vehicles into dynamic energy storage units, capable of stabilizing the grid by storing and discharging power as needed. This technology represents a significant shift […]

Read More
zero trust architecture
Secure Grid Modernization with Zero Trust Architecture
April 19, 2024

Ray Bauer of Verizon Business engages with Del Rodriguez from Palo Alto Networks at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Rodriguez shares insights into the significance of cybersecurity within the utility sector, particularly in light of increasing cyber threats and the convergence of IT and operational technology (OT). Bauer and Rodriguez discuss Palo Alto Networks’ initiatives to enhance […]

Read More
private wireless networks
Private Wireless Networks
April 19, 2024

Verizon host Wayne Weeks discusses the evolving utility industry with John Gaster, CEO of KSI Data Sciences at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Together, they explore how KSI focuses on harnessing data from remote sensing devices to enhance the safety, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of utility operations. Gaster emphasizes the significant role of AI and machine learning in […]

Read More