Elbit Systems of Australia has been selected by
the Australian Defence Force to boost Australia’s Cyber Security
Speaking at Land Forces 2018 in Adelaide,
Commonwealth Minister for Defence, the Honourable Christopher
Pyne, said that Elbit Systems of Australia will deliver a
training platform including infrastructure, network design and
build, train the trainer, training and teaching materials and
Managing Director of Elbit Systems of Australia,
Dan Webster said, “The company is delighted to be providing cyber
expertise to the ADF. We will be supporting Defence in training
their ‘Cyber Warriors’ who will defend against the real cyber
threats we are faced with every day. Trainees will learn to
identify, track, investigate, respond to and remediate a
The Cyber Security technology has been
developed by global Cyber specialist Cyberbit, a subsidiary of defence and high
technology company Elbit Systems.
Cyber Training Ranges will
be installed at ADF facilities in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide and
Canberra. The fully self-contained Cyber Security training network
will be capable of training 50 students concurrently.
addition, Elbit Systems of Australia has commenced providing Cyber
Security training for Queensland Government departmental IT staff.
Training is being conducted at Elbit Systems’ Brisbane facility.