News: Defence, cyber and space
Bots Manipulate Public Opinion Russia - Ukraine in Conflict
New research from the University of Adelaide has shown that social media bot accounts have been used in malicious campaigns to influence online discussion during the Russia-Ukraine conflict.
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Autonomous rovers for moon exploration
When it comes to studying the surface of moons and planets, robot explorers called “rovers” are the gold standard. They can travel into space far more easily than a human astronaut, traverse new terrains quickly, and collect mountains of useful data.
Giving REDSPICE bite: Why strengthening Australia’s cyber capability demands unprecedented ASD-university collaboration
The Australian Government’s REDSPICE blueprint, released with last week’s 2022-23 budget, will significantly increase the Australian Signals Directorate’s (ASD) cyber and intelligence capabilities.
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The Discovery Pod | Season 2, Episode 9
Our societies are more connected than ever, with countless governmental processes now taking place online, making it worryingly easy for foreign actors to sow the seeds of domestic division and unrest.
The Discovery Pod | Season 2, Episode 8
Powering up human settlement on the Moon is widely considered the ideal first step towards long-term crewed planetary exploration—and it could feasibly happen as soon as this decade.
The Discovery Pod | Season 1, Episode 9
Cybercrime and Digital Warfare – how do we get tech savvy to secure our lives online?
Youth online safety and cybercrime prevention
Knowing how young people operate in the digital world is the key to keeping them safe.
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Many countries join The US, Russia and China in creating space agencies
Civilian and Military use of space has been dramatically increasing in recent years thus leading many States, including Australia, to create National Space Agencies.
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Tackling traffic congestion on the final frontier
To prevent damage and loss of valuable space assets it is critical that we develop space situational awareness.
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Avoiding technology meltdown
Can we prevent cyber-attacks that result in the leak of secret information?