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Why GPS may get into a jam – ITS International

Why GPS may get into a jam – ITS International

Image: Shutterstock Blog Editor's Note: In the context of this journal "ITS" stands for "Intelligent Transportation Systems."   Resilient wireless navigation and time are key for improved transportation systems, whether it is traffic flow, signal coordination, or...

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GPS is Major Threat Vector in US Maritime Cyber Plan

GPS is Major Threat Vector in US Maritime Cyber Plan

The National Maritime Cybersecurity Plan issued on the 2nd of December and recently made available joins a list of national strategies and plans addressing security for the 95% of all U.S. trade that depends on maritime. It outlines a number of challenges and threats...

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U.S. DoT Spectrum Engineer – Job Opening

U.S. DoT Spectrum Engineer – Job Opening

Image: RNT Foundation The Department of Transportation, Office of Research and Technology, is looking to hire a senior spectrum engineer for work on a wide variety of transportation issues.  The position is a GS-15 program manager job with a salary range of $142K to...

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Jamming – It’s not just for GPS anymore!

Jamming – It’s not just for GPS anymore!

Multi-function jammer capable of disabling GNSS, Lowjack, Wifi/Bluetooth/2.4GHz, and key fobs. Photo: Chronos Technology __________ Blog Editor's Addendum - we first published this item incorrectly crediting the image to the Scottish Police rather that to our friends...

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Top 10 GPS Spoofing Events in History – Threat Technology

Top 10 GPS Spoofing Events in History – Threat Technology

Image: Shutterstock Blog Editor's Note:  It is kind of jarring to realize that this has been going on so long that we can talk about "the history" of spoofing. One would have hoped that, given the potential dire implications, a serious effort to eliminate the problem...

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DR Scott Pace’s Amazing Achievements Follow Him Back to GWU

DR Scott Pace’s Amazing Achievements Follow Him Back to GWU

Image: NASA Blog Editor's Note: Dr. Scott Pace's ability to move the nation's space policy forward was impressive.  Especially so In an administration not known for bipartisan and non-controversial efforts. For example, check out the list of policy documents he led...

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Garmin GPS Hack Makes Wired’s “Worst of 2020” List

Garmin GPS Hack Makes Wired’s “Worst of 2020” List

Image: Shutterstock Blog Editor's Note: Normally we report about jamming and spoofing. But GPS receivers are really computers with radio receivers attached. So we have to also worry about more conventional cyber security issues. This event had a big impact on...

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Galileo 6 Hour Outage 14 December – Update Posted

Galileo 6 Hour Outage 14 December – Update Posted

Blog Editor's Note: We greatly admire the Galileo project, all they have achieved and are still achieving. As a civilian project focused on economic and public benefits, the system has been designed with features not available in older and military systems such as GPS...

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GNSS Disruption in Aviation Getting Worse – EUROCONTROL

GNSS Disruption in Aviation Getting Worse – EUROCONTROL

An Orolia sponsored webinar yesterday "Resilient PNT - The European Perspective" included a presentation by EUROCONTROL. Gerhard Berz discussed the greatly increasing number of reports of GNSS disruption his organization has been receiving. EUROCONTROL has an...

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