Two New Marine Cyber Security Events in June

May 29, 2019

Join us at one of two new events presented by the MTS Maritime cyber Security and Infrastructure Committee.

Cyber-Skilled Mariner “Call to Action” with Admiral Buzby, Administrator of the Maritime Administration

June 24 – Baltimore, MD
Maritime Conference Center

Join top experts from the government and private sectors who will share real-world examples of marine cybersecurity strategy and new technologies. Learn more.

Have questions or interested in event sponsorship? Contact Dan Turissini,

Free Webinar – Automatic Identification System Presentation

June 5 – 10:30 am – 11:30 am EDT

Gain an understanding into how various devices, signals and satellites function as a system. In addition to vessel tracking, sending, and responding to safety/security related messages, find out how the AIS data is transformed into valuable decision-making information.

Jeff Anderson and Dave Mottarella, of Harris Corporation, will present and host a Q&A. Sign up.

About Jeff Anderson
Jeff Anderson joined Harris Corp in 1982 as a Reliability Engineer with a BSEE from Iowa State University and has held many engineering responsibilities including Analog Designer, Systems Engineer, Advanced Program Engineer, and Business Area Chief Engineer. He has also been an Analog/Mixed Signal IC Designer and President/CEO of a small Fabless Semiconductor company. He was the Chief Systems Engineer for the CoNNeCT program (Ka Band Space Software Defined Radio) which was inducted into the Space Technology Hall of Fame in 2019, as the Harris AppSTARTM Architecture. Jeff continues the AppSTAR pursuits as the Chief System Engineer and Tasking Authority for the SeaSmart (AC7) program (Marine Band VHF Receiver) which presently tracks ships worldwide as a Hosted Payload on the Iridium Next Constellation.

About Dave Mottarella

David Mottarella is a Senior Principle Manager for Maritime Geospatial Solutions, Space and Intelligence Systems (SIS) at Harris Corporation. The SIS organization is dedicated to complete Earth observation, weather, geospatial, space protection, and intelligence solutions from advanced sensors and payloads, ground processing, and information analytics. Mr. Mottarella is responsible for product development, sustained operations and customer relations for the Maritime product line. In his role, as an innovator he has advanced the state of the art in Maritime Domain Awareness and currently holds 2 US Patents (Pending).


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