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The History of GPS Spoofing

  • Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory 11100 Johns Hopkins Road Laurel, MD, 20723 United States (map)
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Abstract: A recent report by the non-profit Center for Advanced Defense Studies (C4ADS) identified almost 10,000 instances of ship's Global Positioning System (GPS) devices being spoofed by Russian interference.  This presentation will look at the development of GPS and GNSS spoofing from a fiction account in film to being an everyday problem.

Speaker: Mr. Dana Goward, is President of the Resilient Navigation and Timing Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit. The foundation is dedicated to protecting, toughening and augmenting GPS/GNSS signals. He retired in 2013 from the U.S. federal Senior Executive Service as the nation’s maritime navigation authority, with 12 business lines budgeted at over $1.3B/yr. Mr. Goward has represented the U.S. at the International Maritime Organization, the UN anti-piracy working group, and other international forums.

A career Coast Guard officer, among his many assignments were command of the Coast Guard’s Air Station in New Orleans and leadership of the service’s nationwide boat operations as the first Chief, Office of Boat Forces. He has been recognized as “the father” of the Coast Guard’s helicopter rescue swimmer program. He retired from uniformed service as a Captain in 2003.

Menu: Soft flour tortillas and corn tortillas; Seasoned ground beef; Sour cream guacamole assorted salsas; Tomatoes, lettuce, etc…; and Black Beans and Ric with garden salad dressing, rolls and butter, Dessert Cakes and a small Fruit Plate, coffee and iced tea.

Dinner Cost:   Guests: $25;  INCOSE members: $20 if payment is received by March 15th, 2019,  $25 afterward.

The Registration Cost is for dinner only.  The Lecture is open to all at no cost and begins at 7 pm.

Door Prize: Pinpoint – How GPS is changing technology, culture, and our minds by Greg Milner

Door Prize: Pinpoint – How GPS is changing technology, culture, and our minds by Greg Milner