CyberOps, a South Australian startup providing cyber security solutions, recently landed a deal worth $299,000 with the Department of Defence. The company will develop a security framework in the development of nano-satellite for the Defence.
In a press release Federal Minister for Defence Industry Melissa Price said, “the contract with CyberOps aims to improve Australia’s growing sovereign space industry by increasing the security and resilience of our military space systems. Since its inception, the Defence Innovation Hub has invested more than $23 million in space related innovations ranging from nano-satellites to radar systems that will enhance space situational awareness.”
Federal Member for Sturt, Mr Stevens MP, said he was pleased to see local companies seizing the opportunities being created by the Morrison Government’s $200 billion investment in defence industry.
“CyberOps is just one of many SA businesses working with Defence to deliver world-leading capability solutions, and I congratulate them on securing this contract. “Companies working with Defence through the Defence Innovation Hub are developing cutting-edge and world-first technologies to equip our war fighters with some of the most advanced capabilities.”