Funding announced to reduce cyber risk across defence
The Defence and Security Accelerator has launched a new Themed Competition to help quantify and reduce cyber risk across defence and enhance digital resilience.
The competition is seeking novel tools that strengthen digital resilience across defence; novel approaches that enable security by default; and novel ways to quantify Operational Technology risk.
The competition is part of a broader suite of activity undertaken by the Cyber Resilience Programme that engages industry, academia, partners and allies, to build military capabilities with inherent resilience.
The Cyber Resilience Programme seeks to address the need to build a cyber resilient Defence, in accordance with the Cyber Resilience Strategy for Defence. The programme includes four themes: Awareness, Behaviour and Culture; Resilient by Design; Secure Digital Foundations; and Cyber Vulnerability Fixes.
DASA expects to fund up to five proposals, with up to 880k available. The submission deadline is midday on Tuesday 31 October.