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Penten names new CEO

Australian cyber technology provider Penten has appointed senior defence industry executive Greg Barsby as its new Chief Executive Officer as part of a leadership restructure to support a rapidly expanding product portfolio and customer base.Penten’s current CEO and co-founder,...

GME and Owl Cyber Defense partner on cyber security for AUKUS nations

Australia’s GME and Owl Cyber Defense announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to develop an Australian-based delivery and support capability for Owl’s NSA-certified exportable cyber security products. As part of Owl and GME’s joint commitment to support...

Defence launches new digital group

The establishment of the Defence Digital Group within Defence represents increased focus on delivering information and communications technology (ICT) capability that will ensure Defence is ready to fight and win in the digital age. The Group, previously known as Chief...

ArchTIS announces new maritime contracts

ArchTIS, a global provider of data-centric software solutions for the secure collaboration of sensitive information, announced that the company has signed an agreement with Australian Naval Infrastructure Pty Ltd (ANI) to license Kojensi. Kojensi is a government-accredited software as...

KBR to strengthen ADF’s ‘cyber worthiness’

KBR is helping strengthen the cyber worthiness of the Australian Defence Force through a new partnership with Cognition Analytics, a veteran owned Brisbane software business.   KBR has invested in the development of Cognition Analytica’s ‘Achilles’, a bespoke cyber terrain...
NATO clears BlackBerry SecuSUITE for global NATO secure communications

BlackBerry unveils new features for governmental secure communications

BlackBerry Limited recently unveiled new advanced features for BlackBerry SecuSUITE® for Government, the company’s secure voice and text communications software. SecuSUITE is used by over twenty governments today to protect them from electronic eavesdropping for unclassified through secret communications....
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SitaWare passes cybersecurity certification milestone

Systematic announced that its SitaWare suite of software has received Cybersecurity Tools certification from the US Department of Defense’s Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA).As a result, SitaWare Headquarters, SitaWare Frontline, and SitaWare Edge have now been placed on the...

Palo Alto Networks unveils integrated code to cloud intelligence

In the last decade, organisations have begun building and deploying cloud applications at an unprecedented pace, and there’s no sign of slowing down. According to Gartner, 65% of application workloads will be optimised or ready for cloud delivery by...

BAE: Defence leaders recognise need to adapt to win in ‘information battlespace

New research has found that 95% of military and defence industry decision-makers recognise that ongoing digitalisation has led to a more dynamic and complex ‘information battlespace’ and a further 93% agree defence will require increased integration across domains.A report...

New cyber algorithm shuts down malicious attack on military robots

Australian researchers have designed an algorithm that can intercept a man-in-the-middle (MitM) cyberattack on an unmanned military robot and shut it down in seconds. In an experiment using deep learning neural networks to simulate the behaviour of the human...