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17 Jul 2021
State sanctioned (cyber) violence, Australia’s next security threat
Rogue nations have given state sanctioned hacking groups the green light – and in some cases, even the tools – to engage in cyber warfare with t...
30 Jun 2021
Drawing a line in the sand for cyber conflict
Cyber war is a mainstay in modern conflict. How precisely should nations respond to state and non-state cyber attacks? ...
10 Aug 2020
Automation: The future of the combat vehicle?
Much has been made of the thrust towards automatisation in recent years – but, until recently, it's been largely limited to the civilian space. Ove...
7 Aug 2020
Billion-dollar cyber boost: A cash cow for defence SMEs?
While the release of the national Cyber Security Strategy 2020 yesterday reflects an uptick in financial support for business, government, and househo...
24 Jul 2020
Cyber failings an indictment of not just capability, but communication
On 30 June, Prime Minister Scott Morrison earmarked $1.35 billion for cyber security investment over the course of the next decade – a historic h...
8 Jun 2020
Video games and warfighting: The curious link
In recent weeks, the ADF announced that it is looking to draw on VR technology to refine and build on its education strategies. Defence Connect reveal...
23 Apr 2020
INSIGHT: Cyber and information warfare – MAJGEN Marcus Thompson AM, Department of Defence
Major General Marcus Thompson AM has been the head of the information warfare division at the Department of Defence since its establishment in 2017. ...
3 Mar 2020
No surprises: ‘Indo-Pacific pivot’ invites prying eyes to our backyard
In strategy circles, much has been made in recent years of the pivot away from the Asia-Pacific towards an Indo-Pacific worldview – which Professor...
26 Nov 2019
Return of Minister for Cyber Security recommended for Australia’s 2020 Cyber Security Strategy
Just over a year since it was abolished, there are multiple calls for the government to reinstate the position of Minister for Cyber Security in subm...
18 Nov 2019
OCSC calls on Australia to improve cyber security resilience for ourselves and region
Australia’s premier cyber security research organisation, the Oceania Cyber Security Centre (OCSC), has implored the country’s policy makers, indu...
14 Nov 2019
Five Eyes CIOs highlight growing importance of ‘secure’ information interoperability
The world’s oldest intelligence alliance, Five Eyes, has signalled the need to continue boosting their partnerships during the Military Communicatio...
22 Oct 2019
First official Australian ‘cyber crisis’ highlights growing threat
The Australian Signals Directorate has designated the attack on Parliament House’s network earlier this year as the country’s first official cyber...
4 Oct 2019
Australian researchers leading the way in cyber security analysis
Australian researchers have developed a dataset of global cyber security threats from previous incidents, which they believe could help researchers pr...
10 Sep 2019
Is it time for Australia to develop an integrated cyber command?
As state and non-state cyber capabilities continue to evolve and pose an ever growing threat to critical infrastructure and the national economy and p...

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