Are you one of the many companies that rely on satellites to communicate with your, uh… satellite offices? We security professionals often ask hard questions about how that data is protected en-route and usually are quickly dismissed with a “Oh, it is too hard to do and would require a six-figure investment in hardware to accomplish.”

Well, thanks to Adam Laurie, you can do it for around $1,000!

If you are relying on satellite communications, you should now be asking those hard questions of your provider, and making sure that you have acceptable encryption on those lines preventing someone from intercepting or injecting traffic into that stream.

This post originally appeared on BrandenWilliams.com.