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Digital / Cyber

ADVANCED SECURITY FOR THE DIGITAL AGE

With around 350 digital and cyber security businesses, Victoria is a leading provider of defence digital capabilities to the Australian Defence Organisation. Victoria has a world-class tertiary education sector and produces approximately 30 per cent of Australia’s graduates in information technology, engineering, science and other related technologies.

Victoria is well placed to provide advanced technology solutions for major defence projects, including areas identified in the Federal Government’s 2016 Integrated Investment Plan and the 2020 Force Structure Plan such as enhanced digital communications, battlefield intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance effectiveness.

Victoria has proven digital and electronic/cyber capabilities in:

  • Antennae and radio communications
  • Communications systems design and manufacturing
  • Cyber security
  • Digital periscope systems
  • Electronic surveillance and countermeasures
  • Navigation equipment
  • Radar and sonar systems
  • Technologies, robotics and professional service

THE CENTRE OF CYBER SECURITY

From educational institutions to private enterprise, Victoria is the hub for digital intelligence in Australia. The CSIRO, NBN Co Ltd and Telstra have significant cyber security capabilities in Victoria, along with many large international technology companies such as IBM, Cisco, Microsoft, NEC and Ericsson.

CSIRO’s Data61, Australia’s leading digital research network, has established its Victorian digital research laboratory and its national cyber innovation leadership in Docklands. The Victorian Data61 hub also hosts the Oceania Cyber Security Centre.

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