Cyber + Space

Images of space from the Space Surveillance Telescope in remote Western Australia have been captured.

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has seen as rise in cyber-attacks using the crisis as a cover to target small businesses and the health sector in Australia.

The Australian Signals Directorate is cracking down on offshore cyber criminals who are targeting Australian households and businesses during the on-going pandemic.

Defence has put out an invitation to participate in a co-design process related to the refresh of the Commonwealth’s ICT Provider Arrangement, one of the federal government’s largest IT panels.

As the Australian Space Agency (ASA) finds its feet in a new 
Adelaide headquarters, the Australian space sector has been moving 
from strength to strength.

With greater investment in manned-unmanned teaming, will come a need for developing 
sovereign space capabilities to manage these systems, enhance ADF C4ISR resiliency, 
and burden share in orbit with the US and other key partners.

Western Sydney University (WSU) and RAAF’s Astrosite tech will be attached to the side of the International Space Station.

ArianeGroup has announced that the Centre for Appropriate Technology (CfAT), located south of Alice Springs, will host their GEOTracker station.

Businesses are at risk of losing their Defence contract if an employee’s actions lead to a security breach, regulatory breach, or loss of Defence information.

Leonardo Australia has become the latest company to add its support to the SmartSat CRC.

Airbus announced that it is supporting the SmartSat Cooperative Research Centre.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has officially opened the Australian Space Agency’s new home in Adelaide.

Penten has embarked on a project to provide SMEs with means to bid for, win and work on government classified projects in a secure and protected environment from any location.

The government has made a long-awaited decision and announced the introduction of partial cost recovery arrangements for space launches in Australia.

Rocket Lab will launch a dedicated mission for the US National Reconnaissance Office (NRO).

As part of the ADF’s push into advanced technology development via DST Group, the Internet of Defence Things has been seen to present significant opportunities.