C8 Secure – a provider of comprehensive, multi-layered security solutions that focus on threat prevention – has announced a partnership with Vaya Space – a hybrid rocket propulsion and SmallSat launch company – to bring security solutions to the space industry and take C8 Secure’s parent company – Continent 8 Technologies and its network, literally into space.
Jack Blood, Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing at Vaya Space, said, “We are excited to help Continent 8 Technologies Founder and CEO, Michael Tobin, continue to expand his vision for Continent 8 by providing space launch services for a planned satellite network. Partnering with C8 Secure, a new Continent 8 company, provides our launch customers and partners with turnkey cyber-security solutions for their operations, payloads, and constellations.”
In addition, this partnership will enable Continent 8 Technologies to increase network footprint, availability, and performance through the use of satellite technology.
Michael Tobin, Founder & CEO of Continent 8 said, “We’re thrilled to announce our partnership with Vaya Space. It’s a complete game changer that brings three industry-leading organizations together. Continent 8 has always been deeply committed to reliable innovation and continued investment in advanced data centers, networks and digital infrastructure technology. This partnership allows us to literally bring our network into space, while at the same time knowing that Vaya’s customers and partners will be protected by the cybersecurity solutions that C8 Secure provides.”
Patrick Gardner, Managing Partner at C8 Secure, comments, “We are honored with the opportunity to extend our cybersecurity solution reach from customer premises to data centers and now space. Space-based systems and regulatory frameworks represent unique new challenges and we are up to the task, drawing upon our history of security and compliance success.”