Key projects from our Information and Communications Technology portfolio.

Informatech regularly partners with prime systems integrators and provides both delivery and governance/assurance to ensure successful delivery of projects on behalf of our customers.

Defence Common Access Card Upgrade Project

This project aims to provide Defence staff with a single card for physical and logical access. This project will incorporate the functionality of the new smart cards on to the DCAC. This will upgrade the DCAC to provide logical access to log in to the Defence Protected Network and Defence Secret Network, securely print on MFDs, and digitally sign documents.

Single Information Environment – Security Coordination Project

The Single Information Environment Program is designed to optimise Defence Information Technology, consolidate the number of discrete domains, overhaul IT governance, reduce costs, and improve security across the Defence Protected Network and Defence Secret Network. It is one of the largest IT transformations ever undertaken within the Department of Defence.

Next Generation Desktop – End User Compute

EUC is a complete desktop replacement from Windows XP to Windows 10 thin and thick (centralised and distributed) workstations as well as implementing the latest Microsoft Windows Server infrastructure and network to support the change. It is the largest desktop refresh program in the southern hemisphere.

SVTC Project

The Secure Video Tele-Conferencing (SVTC) project is one of many Gateway Minors Projects that are part of the Pegasus Program. The Pegasus Program is a 5EYES Managed program of works to improve Coalition defence communications. The SVTC Project mainly introduces IP video conferencing in high-definition, along with improved voice communications capabilities over IP.

Desktop Minors Projects

Adding functionality and upgrades to the DPE EUC environment including Smartcard MFD, digital signing, desktop login and privilege access and the Defence Common Access Card Upgrade.

Centralised Processing

Through Centralised Processing (CP), CIOG has established a single integrated capability for the management and provision of CP Infrastructure, and services, in 11 domestic and 3 international Datacentres, covering UNCLASSIFIED, PROTECTED and SECRET domains. This ensures the delivery of services within the CP environment, by providing application hosting on modern, standardised enterprise computing platforms.

ICT2230 – Applications Remediation Capability Project

Remediation/Transformation of applications on obsolete hardware to current technology approved hardware and retirement of applications that are no longer required across Defence.

Defence Secret Environment – International

The DSE-I capability is to provide an ICT system that provides Defence secret level services for up to 20 international sites that allows acquisition programs with foreign sourced elements to integrate, collaborate and communicate with the wider Defence community in Australia.

Identity Access Management (IAM)

IAM is a transformation program to modernise the Department of Defence Identity Access Management to improve security, reliability and accountability across defence.

ICT2271 – ICT Security Program

Improvements to Cyber Security in alignment with strengthened Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance, Space, Electronic Warfare and Cyber Capabilities.

Standalone Networks Remediation Program

The Standalone Networks Remediation Program is run by the Chief Information Office Group within Defence and is designed to remediate non-compliant networks within Defence and make them compliant with the ASD Top 4 Strategies to Mitigate Targeted Cyber Intrusions.

Global Switch Ultimo Relocation

The Data Centre Migration project consisted of migrating all of the services from the existing primary data centre to a new data centre. This involved migration of hundreds of applications, including mission critical military applications, and thousands of servers along with all of the associated data. It also included testing of technical components such as the build and configuration of the out-of-band (“lights out”) management network.

Manpower Analysis Planning System Consolidation Project

MAPS is to deliver an upgrade and consolidate multiple instances of MAPS to single Defence wide instance of the OneView. Implementation of OneView will be across Defence Protected Environment, Defence Secret Environment and Fleet Information Environment Protected information domains. The project will rationalise the MAPS instances and standardise data governance and business processes.

Cyber Threat Intelligence Sharing Project

Cyber Threat Intelligence Sharing (CTIS) provides a solution capable of ingesting multiple threat intelligence feeds, enabling advanced analysis of the threat intelligence and sharing threat intelligence with other stakeholders.

Vetting Transformation Project

The Vetting Transformation Project aims to strengthen personnel security policies and practices which will enhance identification, assessment, and mitigation of personnel security risks for the duration a security clearance is held. . This capability will better identify, assess, and mitigate personnel security risks in response to the increasing espionage and foreign interference threat directed at Australia.

Cross Domain Solution Project

The Cross Domain Solution Project provides a single workstation terminal capable of providing concurrent access to both the Defence Restricted Network (DRN) and the Defence Secret Network (DSN) while providing security controls to prevent the transfer of security classified material between the networks.

Student Enterprise Management System Project

The Student Enterprise Management System provides a more efficient approach to student administration across Defence and underpins a shift to a more continuous, accessible, and adaptive learning environment. The platform provides a single, Defence-wide integrated system, replacing more than 50 separate databases, spreadsheets and other software programs

Architecture Practice Capability Uplift Project

To establish an architecture practice capability that fully supports delivery of enterprise architecture services and to collaborate with stakeholders to communicate architectural understanding and raise the profile of the Architecture Branch.

Enterprise Architecture Management System (EAMS) Project

To deploy and administer new Enterprise Architecture tools that enhance the ability of stakeholders to plan, design, decide, guide, and inform.