Defence seeks info-sharing proposals

Powered by SC Magazine
 

Seeks commercial tools to move data from high to low security domains.

The Defence Signals Directorate has invited vendors to propose commercial tools for sharing classified data between high and low security networks.

The national intelligence agency sought to inform itself on commercially available software applications and associated hardware to improve how information was shared between agencies.

A Defence spokesman declined to disclose a timeline and budget for the project, noting that purchasing decisions had not yet been made.

The software would be hosted on a Defence Classified network, allowing an unspecified number of users to transfer at least 50 GB of report, web, programming, document, media, image, geospatial, database, archive, email and custom file types in total each month.

Dedicated solely to information transfer from high to low security domains, the so-called 'cross domain solution' would bring a new capability to Defence, the spokesman said.

The software was also expected to support customised security policies and workflows, third-party applications such as keyword and malware scanning, event logs and audits.

Proposals were invited until January 28.

Copyright © iTnews.com.au . All rights reserved.


Defence seeks info-sharing proposals
 
 
 
Top Stories
The iTnews Benchmark Awards
Meet the best of the best.
 
Telstra hands over copper, HFC in new $11bn NBN deal
Value of 2011 deal remains intact.
 
Photos: iTnews Benchmark 2015 finalists revealed
Awards alumni gather to celebrate.
 
 
Sign up to receive iTnews email bulletins
   FOLLOW US...
Latest Comments
Polls
Who do you trust most to protect your private data?







   |   View results
Your bank
  39%
 
Your insurance company
  4%
 
A technology company (Google, Facebook et al)
  8%
 
Your telco, ISP or utility
  7%
 
A retailer (Coles, Woolworths et al)
  2%
 
A Federal Government agency (ATO, Centrelink etc)
  20%
 
An Australian law enforcement agency (AFP, ASIO et al)
  14%
 
A State Government agency (Health dept, etc)
  6%
TOTAL VOTES: 1753

Vote
Do you support the abolition of the Office of the Information Commissioner?