Communications

Cybersecurity – the foundation for success

Most people’s introduction to cybersecurity begins with a dramatic video displaying a balaclava-clad criminal hacking their way into a business and wreaking havoc from a dark room with no windows. Unfortunately, this image tends to create a fear-driven mindset that promotes counter-productive behaviours. Whilst it’s completely true that threats from cyberspace pose significant risks to … Continue reading Cybersecurity – the foundation for success

Australian Peacekeeper Magazine

Communication and Information Systems (CIS) are ubiquitous in modern operations, from daily administration,logistics and operational planning, through to aircraft maintenance support and mission systems. All of these systems are viewed by opposing forces as valid targets for exploitation of information,denial of service, or outright attack. “It’s our role to ensure Air Force can conduct missions … Continue reading Australian Peacekeeper Magazine

DART-A delivers cyberspace security

A HISTORIC Air Force Squadron is now at the leading edge of defending deployed units against cyberspace attacks. Originally formed in 1942 as a bomber unit, No. 462 Squadron (462SQN) now forms part of the Air Warfare Centre’s Directorate of Information Warfare. It has now returned to operations, this time sending Deployable Assessment & Remediation … Continue reading DART-A delivers cyberspace security

Moral Philosophy of Autonomous Vehicles

Self-driving cars are quickly becoming a reality. Everyone from Volvo to Google are jumping on the bandwagon to design and build autonomous vehicles for the commercial market. California is even already in the process of creating legislation to allow driverless vehicles on the road without a licensed driver. Taking the human out of the loop is almost always a good engineering … Continue reading Moral Philosophy of Autonomous Vehicles

Hacking and Securing Smart Cities

In the below video Cesar Cerrudo, the CTO of IOActive Labs and Board Member of Securing Smart Cities, presents his perspective of what a Smart City is before delving into some of his experiences with the security of smart technologies and describing some rather frightening attack vectors and potential scenarios. Finally, he concludes with some recommendations … Continue reading Hacking and Securing Smart Cities