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COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, April 1, 2024 — Space Information Sharing and Analysis Center (Space ISAC) is pleased to announce that American Systems, a privately-held, employee-owned, professional, technical and IT services provider, has joined as a Space ISAC member. American Systems’ membership with Space ISAC promises an immediate, positive impact on the community, leveraging their shared connections with the U.S. Armed Forces and mutual passion for collaboration to create trusting environments. 

The objective of this press release is to convey the excitement surrounding American Systems’ recent joining of Space ISAC, highlighting the shared efforts in information security. American Systems brings to the table a proactive stance against constantly evolving threats and unauthorized access to enterprise systems, networks, applications, and data. Their expertise lies in integrated technologies, approaches, and best practices in both Cyber Security and Information Assurance. 

According to Erin Miller, Executive Director of the Space ISAC, “We are thrilled to welcome American Systems into the Space ISAC community. Their dedication to professional excellence and technical innovation aligns perfectly with our mission to foster collaboration and enhance the cybersecurity posture within the space industry. American Systems’ membership reaffirms our commitment to creating a trusted environment, leveraging our collective strengths to safeguard critical assets and information. Together, we will continue to lead the way in securing the global space community.”  

Regarding the decision to join Space ISAC, John Steckel, President and CEO at AMERICAN SYSTEMS, stated, “AMERICAN SYSTEMS values the mission of Space ISAC and resonates with their vision to prepare for and respond to vulnerabilities, incidents, and threats aimed against critical space assets. Our company is proud to stand alongside others in this endeavor and we look forward to supporting the mission for the security of our country, our allies, and our freedoms.” 

With the inclusion of American Systems, we are eager to enhance our collective ability to share critical information, strengthening both our virtual domains and the broader global space community. 

Looking ahead, Space ISAC and American Systems aspire to enhance global space security through a collaborative effort, leveraging expertise in information security to protect against evolving threats and hazards. This milestone will serve as a catalyst to harness momentum and fuel further progress in cyber and physical security for space systems. 


Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is a leading provider of mission essential and information engineering services to federal customers and is one of the top 100 employee-owned companies in the United States, with approximately 1,500 employees nationwide. Based in the Washington, D.C., suburb of Chantilly, VA, the company provides Information Technology, Program Mission Support, Engineering & Analysis, Test & Evaluation, and Training solutions to DoD, Intel, and civilian government customers. For more information, visit: 


Space Information Sharing and Analysis Center (ISAC) is a 501(c)(6) organization that serves as the all-threats security information source for the public and private space sector. Founded in 2019, Space ISAC became an official member of the National Council of ISACs in 2020. The Space ISAC Watch Center achieved initial operational capability in March 2023. 

AMERICAN SYSTEMS was founded in 1975 and is one of the largest 100% employee-owned companies in the United States. With more than 90% of our approximately 1,500 employees holding clearances, we specialize in supporting National Priority Programs in the areas of Defense, Intelligence, Space, Federal Law Enforcement, U.S. Outreach, and Healthcare. Strategic solution areas include Information Technology, Program Mission Support, Engineering & Analysis, Test & Evaluation, and Training. AMERICAN SYSTEMS is headquartered in Chantilly, VA with offices located throughout the United States to include Catalyst Campus for Technology and Innovation in Colorado Springs, CO. 

Space ISAC is located at the Kevin W O’Neil Cybersecurity Research and Education Building at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. The Space ISAC serves to facilitate collaboration across the global space industry to enhance our ability to prepare for and respond to vulnerabilities, incidents, and threats; to disseminate timely and actionable information among member entities; and to serve as the primary communications channel for the sector with respect to this information. After opening the Watch Center in 2023, member services include support for response, mitigation, and resilience initiatives, while breaking down communication silos of public-private information sharing. 

Space ISAC founding members include: Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: KTOS), Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH),  MITRE, SES, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), Purdue University, the Space Dynamics Laboratory, the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, The Aerospace Corporation, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, MicrosoftL3Harris, Deloitte and Capella Space. 

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