BAE Systems Detica expands its Asia Pacific business
Sydney, Australia – BAE Systems Detica announced today it is expanding its Asia Pacific
BAE Systems Detica specialises in delivering information intelligence solutions to
government and commercial customers and is part of BAE Systems, a global defence and
security company with over 100,000 employees worldwide. READ MORE
BAE Systems Detica appoints Richard Watson as Managing Director Asia Pacific and Middle East
Sydney- Australia, BAE Systems Detica has appointed Richard Watson as Managing
Director for Asia Pacific and Middle East.
Richard is responsible for all client management, including business development, services
and products delivery in Australia, South East Asia, India and the Middle East. He will focus
on executing the company’s growth strategy in the region and will be based in Sydney,
Richard has over 15 years' experience in consulting, systems integration and managed
services and has specialised in business intelligence, enterprise security and complex
technology implementation programs.
BAE Systems Detica, Managing Director - Martin Sutherland said “We are confident Richard
will grow the BAE Systems Detica business in the Asia Pacific and Middle East regions.
This appointment reinforces our continued commitment to being a truly global cyber security
Prior to his current role, Richard ran Detica’s Commercial Client Group in the UK, with
a focus on telecommunications and media, financial services, energy and utilities and
aerospace and defence industries.
He joined Detica in 2006 after more than ten years in the professional services industry,
working at Accenture and Arthur Andersen.
BAE Systems Detica has over 40 years’ experience working in the government, national
security and commercial sectors to help its clients deliver effective and security services to
citizens and customers.
BAE Systems Detica’s products and services protect companies and governments
from cyber-attack. Tackling financial crime and enabling compliance, we support law
enforcement around the world. READ MORE
Cyber security recruitment drive set to launch in 2013 as BAE Systems Detica eyes Malaysia as regional hub.
Kuala Lumpur - Global cyber security company BAE Systems Detica sees Malaysia as the
hub from which it will deliver cyber security solutions across the Asia Pacific. That means
jobs for Malaysia’s growing number of cyber security specialists and the search for talent
begins soon according to newly appointed regional Managing Director - Richard Watson.
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Security in Government Conference 2012
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DEF CON 20
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Hack In The Box Amsterdam 2012 - Steven Seeley's Ghost in the Allocator
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IDS too noisy, too demanding
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Raising Awareness of Cybersecurity in Malaysia
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Stratsec supports Brucon Conference
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Memorandum of Understanding with Masterplan Consulting Sdn. Bhd
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Tim Scully quoted in the Australian
In an article entitled "500 firms get aid to ward off cyber foe" in the Australian of 19th April 2012, Tim Scully, Head of BAE Systems Cyber Security was quoted. The article is here http://www.theaustralian.com.au/australian-it/firms-get-aid-to-ward-off-cyber-foe/story-e6frgakx-1226332123022 READ MORE
We are the first Australian member of Microsoft SDL Pro Network
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Stratsec Launches Cyber Security Training
Stratsec has been featured in several online news feeds as a result of the Malaysian launch of our cyber security training. http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v6/newsbusiness.php?id=659425 READ MORE
Stratsec Consultant in PenTest Magazine
In the latest PenTest magazine, the Directory Traversal section introduces the topic of the directory traversal fuzzer. Strasec Consultant Sow Ching Shiong, from our Malaysian office, describes the directory traversal vulnerability itself as a stepping stone that can be used by the compromised server to further attack the internal network.To subscribe to the magazine and see the article, go to this link http://pentestmag.com READ MORE
Face up to it, hacking is a real risk
An article entitled "Face up to it, hacking is a real risk" co-written by Nick Ellsmore appears on the Australian Financial Reveiw web site today.To see the article, click on this link READ MORE
Nick Ellsmore quoted in news article
Nick Ellsmore was quoted in a recent article in SC Magazine Australia called "Inside social engineering tests".See the article here READ MORE
Your supplier may be your enemy: Stratsec
Your supplier may be your enemy: Stratsec
By Michael Lee, ZDNet.com.au on March 12th, 2012Businesses should carefully consider who they trust to get their software or hardware from, but, at the same time, shouldn't limit themselves to just the big brands, according to Stratsec chief technology officer Nick Ellsmore.See the full article here READ MORE
Stratsec named as a board member
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BAE Systems Stratsec awarded membership to CS14998
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stratsec CEO, Tim Scully, interviewed for the recent SDA report
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StratHACK Briefings 2012 Launched
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