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Delivering a better understanding of the security of future networks and platforms; these networks include the Internet of Things, Industry 4.0, Industrial Control Systems that run Australia’s critical infrastructure, and resilience of social networks against coercion and soft influence.

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Competitive advantage

  • Expertise in next-generation networks, critical infrastructure security, cyber-resilience and simulation
  • World class experimentation development platforms and lab facilities
  • Strong industry links to develop usable outcomes


  • Development of new processes and techniques to discover vulnerabilities in large scale systems
  • A holistic perspective on network development and security analysis
  • Increasing resiliency of future networks against cyber threat
  • Running wargames and scenario-based learning opportunities to understand future threats
  • Cyber influence and security simulation platforms for decision support and situational awareness

Successful applications

  • Social Media Dataset Generation, Australian Army
  • An Intelligent Risk Evaluation Tool for Safeguarding IoT Smart Airports, Cyber Cooperative Research Centre (Cyber CRC)
  • Cyber Supply Chain Mission Assurance, Australian Army
  • Cyber Impact Analysis Towards Mission Assurance, Defence Science and Technology
  • Secure Software Defined Networking for Multi-Bearer Time-Sensitive Distributed Systems, Defence Science and Technology

Capabilities and facilities

  • UNSW Canberra Cyber Rang