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ViaSat Cybersecurity MarketLink

April 5, 2017


ViaSat(NASDAQ:VSAT), a global leader in ultra high performance satellite broadband technology and secure services, is connecting international communities to the internet while at home, from work, or when traveling globally on aircraft or maritime vessels. They deliver and protect information – when and where it is needed most – with trusted communications ground systems, infrastructure, and services.

ViaSat will be selecting early stage companies that impact technical areas in cybersecurity (for both government and commercial applications as shown below) for potential partnerships. Selected companies will be provided with a private 1-hour meeting with ViaSat executives (also shown below) in Carlsbad, CA (San Diego County). All meetings will be held at their corporate headquarters. There is no fee for this opportunity. Simply apply.

This is a joint program with ViaSat, EvoNexus and the San Diego Cyber Center of Excellence.

Read the latest news on ViaSat in the San Diego Union Tribune.

Applications Now Closed

To find out why you want to meet with ViaSat, click play below.

ViaSat’s Cybersecurity Areas of Interest

  • Intrusion deception networks
  • Orchestrated and/or automated threat response and remediation
    • Automated security policy generation
  • Quantum cryptography
    • Quantum resistant algorithms
    • Quantum computing applications
  • Cloud security solutions
    • Data in transit
    • Data at rest/searchable while encrypted
    • Data in use
  • Secure software defined networking
    • Software Defined Perimeter
  • Mobile Threat Mitigation
    • From Smart Watches to Car Key Fobs
  • Simplified/Streamlined Key Management
  • Network and user behavioral analytics techniques to detect cyber threats
    • Analytics techniques to measure malware
  • Encrypted traffic classification (w/o decrypting)
  • Ransomware protection
  • Zero Trust Networks
  • Micro segmentation
  • Security methods for continuous integration/continuous deployment
  • Identity access management
  • Layered forensics
  • Creating evaluated/finished threat intelligence
  • Cyber attribution
  • Dynamic defense and detection
    • Context based cyber defense
    • Insider threat detection
    • Detecting/measuring malware in message flows
    • Fault tolerant computing/Adaptive security
    • End user infection detection (not anti-virus)
  • Security Metrics
    • Cyber maturity, speed of cyber kill chain (OODA loop speed), Cyber ROI


ViaSat MarketLink Selection Executive Team

  • Steve Hart, ViaSat co-founder, Chief Technical Officer
  • Ken Peterman, General Manager, Government Systems Division
  • Kristi Jaska, VP Engineering
  • Jerry GoodwinCOO Government Systems Division
  • Paul Baca, CTO Government Systems Division
  • Scott Adams, General Manager, Secure Network Systems
  • Charles Renert, VP Cybersecurity
  • Jon Korecki, Executive Director BD and Strategy, Secure Network Systems
  • Shelton Darensburg, Senior Manager Cybersecurity, Secure Network Systems

**Please note that the ViaSat team will be exploring technologies with both commercial and government applications.

Applications Now Closed


View a PDF overview of Viasat’s Interest Areas

Location of Events:
ViaSat Headquarters

6155 El Camino Real
Carlsbad, CA 92009

Private VIP Reception
April 4th, 2017

April 5-6th, 2017

About ViaSat

ViaSat is in the business to connect the world. As a global broadband services and technology company, they are connecting international communities to the internet by offering residential internet service; enabling passengers and operations crews to stream high-bandwidth media, applications, and content when traveling globally on commercial, business or government aircraft and maritime vessels; and empowering international warfighters on the front lines of battle with real-time, secure internet-based intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance for high-requirement missions. They deliver and protect information – when and where it is needed most – with their trusted communications ground systems, infrastructure, and services.

Their more than 3,700 global team members are dedicated to do what others in the industry view as impossible. They imagined and launched the world’s highest-capacity communications satellite and continue to set the standard in developing technologies that address global broadband challenges and ensure a better way for consumers, businesses, governments, and military personnel to stay connected.


About MarketLink

MarketLink is a unique and powerful program that provides the opportunity for companies to initiate and develop strategic relationships with leading multi-national corporations. Through a series of business and social meetings, selected companies are introduced to top level executives from multi-national corporations focusing on new products and technologies, all at NO COST to the applicant. MarketLink is able to attract the highest caliber multi-national partners thanks to the dedicated efforts and the extensive network of an influential committee of current and former telecom and high tech executives. For our multi-national partners, MarketLink is a highly efficient and effective vehicle to connect to quality companies developing the latest technology and products. Register and apply now for our upcoming events to capitalize on these extraordinary opportunities. For more information click here


April 5, 2017
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