- NSW launches ID recovery service for cyber attack victims July 18, 2019Cyber Security NSW has launched an identity recovery service with IDCARE, to assist government customers whose identities become compromised after incidents that see their personal information compromised. The service connects members of the community with identity and cyber security counsellors who can provide advice on how best to respond a range of incidents including data […]
- Defence signs contract to power Darwin bases with solar and battery storage July 18, 2019Plans to use solar and battery storage to shore up the energy security of two army bases in the Northern Territory are underway, after contracts were signed for the delivery of 14MW of solar PV and battery storage across two Darwin sites. Australia’s Department of Defence launched a tender for the job in late 2017, […]
- Government, business should own up to data breaches, says Fujitsu cyber security head July 18, 2019The head of cyber security at Fujistu Australia has a strong piece of advice for any government department or business that finds itself on the wrong end of a data breach: own up. Laurance Garner said it was better not to hide breaches, and instead be transparent about data risks. Fujitsu's new secure cloud services […]
- U.S. Air Force Awards Leidos Task Order to Support ISR Operations July 18, 2019– Leidos has been awarded a new task order by the U.S. Air Force Air Combat Command (ACC) to support the Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Support Services program. The single award, cost-plus-award-fee task order has a one-year base period of performance, four one-year options and a total ceiling of approximately $900 million if all […]
- MoD awards hypersonic propulsion contract to Rolls-Royce, BAE Systems and Reaction Engines July 18, 2019The MoD’s procurement arm, Defence Equipment and Support, intends to place two year contract, worth approximately £10 million, for a UK programme to undertake design studies, research, development, analysis and experimentation relating to high-MACH advanced propulsion systems. Speaking at the 2019 Air and Space Power Conference, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Hillier, the head of […]
- Trump says he'll pursue claim that Google has 'treasonous' ties to China July 18, 2019US President Donald Trump has once again put Google in his crosshairs, saying on Tuesday that his administration would look into what he claimed were "seemingly treasonous" ties between the tech giant and China. The statement, tweeted by Trump on Tuesday morning, came after Silicon Valley investor Peter Thiel said on Sunday that Alphabet's Google […]
- Raytheon to help secure military systems from cyber threats for country in the Middle East North Africa region July 16, 2019Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a contract to develop and deploy a mission-critical, advanced Cybersecurity Operations Center and services for a country in the Middle East North Africa region. "Raytheon's nation-scale cybersecurity solutions are in growing demand from countries around the world as they confront today's dynamic cyber threats.
- Defence Minister gets frank with French over submarine build July 16, 2019Defence Minister Linda Reynolds has reminded her French counterpart to ensure Australian industry involvement in building the next fleet of submarines is maximised, amid lingering concerns France is trying to lock in work for its local suppliers. Defence industry sources say there are worrying indicators that Australian companies could miss out on work with the […]
- Global hypersonic arms race gains speed July 16, 2019Highly accurate and manoeuvrable hypersonic missiles travelling at more than Mach 5 (approximately five times the speed of sound) could soon be deployed operationally. Because they are unstoppable by current defence systems, they are leading towards a destabilising arms race between the main developers - the United States, Russia and China.