The Government’s odd strategy for national cyber security

Cyber threat Indicators point to another tough year for security staff, especially in the Defence sector. China and the US account for more than half of all observed attack traffic, according to Akamai’s ‘State of the Internet’ Report for the fourth quarter 2014. Premium

Air combat operations in a hostile cyber environment

The concept of operations for the future ADF is to fight in a networked battlespace where the knowledge edge will provide a decisive advantage. Premium

US Department of Defense war against dynamic cyber threats

The cyber threat landscape is ever changing and the race to keep up with the threats is never ending.

Promoting good cyber hygiene

While Boeing may be best known for their work in aerospace and communications, they are moving into the cyber domain with the recent opening of first Cyber Analytics Centre outside the US in Singapore, to bring advanced cyber security capabilities and services to customers in the Asia-Pacific region.

Cyber: Inside the Australian Cyber Security Centre | ADM May 2014

The last many of our readers would have heard of the establishment of Australian Cyber Security Centre (not to be confused with the Australian Command & Staff College) was a year ago, when then Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced its establishment. Premium

Electronic Warfare: Future cyber warfare ... just don’t mention offensive cyber | ADM May 2014

In this country’s somewhat belated approach to cyber warfare - it was mentioned for the first time in the 2009 Defence White Paper – the casual observer could be forgiven for thinking that most effort appears to be focussed on the defensive aspects of cyber warfare rather than on its employment for offensive operations Premium

Cyber: the rise of the cyber labs | ADM May 2014

According to the Australian Signals Directorate, it recorded some 2168 incidents due to cyber attacks in 2013, amounting to a 72 percent increase over the previous two years increase of the base of 1259 such incidents. Premium

Defence Business: Highlights from ADM’s 3rd Cyber Security Summit | ADM July 2013

[Photo: David Jones]

The summit reflected a strengthened direction and resolve in Government efforts to deal with a rise in cyber attacks. However the challenges were becoming more frequent and more complex, according to the speakers. Premium

Defence Business: “A bit like a greasy pig” – the Australian Cyber Security Centre | ADM June 2013

The Federal Government leadership and systems for its Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) is yet to be firmed, according to the most recent public evidence provided to Senate Estimates hearings, in February. Premium

Defence Business: NZ cyber in a state of flux | ADM June 2013

NZ is not bereft of cyber security agencies; there is the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB), the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and the National Cyber Policy Office (NCPO). Premium

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DST Group virtual training goes live

An Oculus Rift virtual head-mounted display. Outcomes of the study will inform research helping Army understand the potential of gaming technologies, such as virtual reality, for enhancing the quality of training. Credit: Sebastian Stabinger CC BY 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Up to 60 defence civilian and military personnel will be taking part in a study exploring virtual reality technology as a means to improve training, education and performance within the military environment.