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Elbit Systems awarded US$24 million tactical computer deal

Elbit Systems announced it was awarded an approximately US$24 million contract from the Dutch Ministry of Defence to supply the Royal Netherlands Army with new vehicular tactical computers. The contract will be performed over a 30-month period. Elbit Systems will...

STATEMENT: Foreign Minister on cyber summit

MARISE PAYNE Minister for Foreign Affairs AUSTRALIA STRENGTHENS GLOBAL DISCUSSION ON CYBER AND CRITICAL TECHNOLOGY The world’s premier summit on emerging, critical and cyber technologies will be established and hosted in Sydney in 2021 to help drive global discussion on the advances that...

Defence urges caution against cybercrime

With holiday season shopping in full swing, and the Boxing Day sales just around the corner, Australians are being urged to take care when shopping online to protect themselves from cybercriminals. It comes as around A$150,000 in losses to...

Government releases new cyber capability plans

The Australian government has underlined the growing importance of the information and cyber domain in the modern battlespace with the release of two key Sovereign Industrial Capability Priority Implementation plans. Minister for Defence Industry Melissa Price said the Advanced signal...

Australia sharpens focus on cybercriminals and cyberdefence

The Australian government is continuing to strike back against offshore cybercriminals who are conducting COVID-19 related malicious activities, through an operation being led by the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD). Minister for Defence Linda Reynolds said ASD remains on the front...

Box Hill Institute wins cyber security award

Box Hill Institute has won the Cyber Security Educator of the Year Award at the Australian Information Security Awards (AISA) 2020. This category is for the TAFE or university that has developed and implemented a comprehensive, flexible and easily...

Government announces A$10 million investment in AI

The Australian government announced Monday (23 November) that it was making a A$10 million investment in artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities to give Australia an edge across all of Defence’s domains. Minister for Defence Industry Melissa Price announced the new initiative...

CyberCX names former NSA head to advisory board

CyberCX announced that it has established a Global Cyber Security Advisory Board and engaged Admiral. (ret.) Michael Rogers as the inaugural appointee. Rogers formerly headed the US National Security Agency (NSA), commanded the US Cyber Command and was chief...

CyberCX launches Queensland operations for cyber security

Australia’s CyberCX said it has launched its Queensland operations in Brisbane with plans for significant growth including an expanded security operations network and recruitment drive. CyberCX recently acquired and integrated two of Queensland’s cyber companies, Alcorn Group and Yell...

Perth company wins Defence contract

AVI Pty Ltd in Perth has been awarded a Defence Innovation Hub contract to develop a solution to combine data across multiple communications networks for the Australian Army. The funding is aimed at helping improve how soldiers share information...

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