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  • In pictures:  UNSW Canberra launches Australian Centre for Cyber Security

    In pictures: UNSW Canberra launches Australian Centre for Cyber Security

    Assistant Minister for Defence, Stuart Robert, was on hand to help unveil the University of New South Wales' (UNSW) Canberra's Australian Centre for Cyber Security (ACCS) in Canberra. The centre, which is located at the Australian Defence Force Academy, will enhance UNSW’s strengths in computer/network security, risk management, international politics/ethics, law and big data analytics.

News about defence
  • Black box recorders reinvented to live-stream data

    ​Two major manufacturers of airplane flight recorders – commonly known as black box recorders, despite the fact they are usually orange – are partnering to reinvent the device to live-stream data.

  • Defence taps Leidos for key data project

    The government has appointed Leidos Australia as the prime system integrator for a project intended to make it easier to search, access and analyse data on the Defence Secret Network (DSN).

  • Queensland seeks defence industry cyber boost

    The Queensland government is eyeing opportunities for the local defence sector to take advantage of the increased importance of cyber security, appointing the former head of the Australian Cyber Security Centre as a strategic advisor.

  • Thales Australia seeks CIO

    ​French multinational defence contractor Thales is seeking a new chief information officer for its Australian division.

Features about defence
  • Defence to overhaull HR, Payroll systems

    Defence will shortly commence refreshing its core management information system for personnel management, personnel management key solution (PMKeyS), in an effort to better manage risk and add “significant and sustainable benefits” to the organisation.

  • Defence to spend $700m on ICT reform

    Less than half of the annual $1.2 billion spent by Defence on its ICT is visible to its chief information officer, Greg Farr, a new report has revealed.

Whitepapers about defence

  • Threat Monitoring; Fast Responses To Security Incidents

    As threats evolve and the effectiveness of signature based web security declines, IT departments need to play a bigger, more hands-on role in web security than ever before. In this whitepaper, we look at real-time advanced threat defences that provide immediate visibility into advanced threats, data exfiltration and infected systems.