Strategic and secure
defence solutions

Digital transformation is increasingly forcing government agencies to secure their data. As one of the largest providers of managed security services to the Australian Department of Defence, Verizon can help you protect against threats to sensitive information. 

  • Advancing agency digital transformation together.

    As the number of entry points into your network has rapidly grown, reducing your attack surface is vital. Rely on Verizon’s more than 20 years of experience in providing government departments with managed security services and networking solutions to help you modernise, connect, and secure critical capabilities.  

  • Solutions that keep pace with your transformation

  • As Australia implements even more advanced, integrated, and secure networking and security solutions, you will need a partner to help safely connect your network to the Internet, while continuously analysing the potential threat landscape. 

    The following are potential use cases
    in which we can help your agency:      

    • Secure remote login

    • High availability internet gateway services allow employees to securely log into their account remotely. Verizon offers network security, critical infrastructure security; managed security services and is one of only two commercial service providers accredited to gatekeeper certification to high assurance.

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    • Powering ePassports

    • At e-passport-enabled airports, we can provide the key credentials that help to power the digital passport system. We’re a trusted provider of identity solutions for government and private sector organizations, and have also provided credentials to property, tax and healthcare entities.

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    • Real-time cyber support

    • Our Advanced Security Operations Centre (SOC) based in Canberra, provides the Australian Government with threat monitoring, anomaly detection services and cybersecurity solutions, to help agencies to identify cybersecurity threats before they become a danger.            

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  • Network Defence benefits

  • Put our critical defence infrastructure solutions, threat intel and forensic expertise to work and
    help ensure your business continuity, with cloud security solutions and network defence.

    • Continuously analyse the potential threat landscape

    • Get a comprehensive C6ISR (command; control; communications; computers; cyber defence and combat systems; and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance) picture by combining command and control (operations) with ISR (intelligence) to increase the volume of data your agency is able to process to aid in your decision-making.

    • Counter threats

    • Increase the accuracy and comprehensiveness of real-time threat intelligence so you can respond to and target sophisticated threats from multiple domains – whether they emerge from space, land, air, sea or cyberspace.

    • Integrate and augment

    • Manage your on-premises gateway, or cloud cyber security requirements, with cybersecurity solutions and cloud security solutions. Apply intelligence-driven security analytics to secure your organisation's assets. Smarter data sharing can help you expand the numbers of systems your agency is able to manage, which will drive more data and analytics value for your organisation.

    • Keep data safer

    • Secure the fusion of cross domain data and counter subsequent cyber vulnerabilities.

  • 61 B

    security events processed annually

  • 11

    years of forensic and incident data analysis experience

  • 500 K

    security, network and hosting devices under management globally

  • +70

    security, network and hosting devices under management globally

  • 345 K

    security incidents and 12,000 data breaches analyzed

    • Choose a partner
      you can trust

      Verizon operates one of the largest global IP networks and can provide access to satellite services from a range of providers and connecting them via terrestrial links to government clients globally.

      We also specialise in network security; critical infrastructure security; managed security services; secure internet gateways; managed identity and credential services; secure communications; and professional services. That’s one reason Frost & Sullivan recognised us as 2021 Australia Managed Security Services Company of the Year.*

  • Global capabilities.
    Local solutions.

  • Verizon Australia uses a defence-in-depth model that ensures common standards, language, architecture, and platforms for seamless end-to-end security.

  • Human capabilities

    A 320-strong local Australian team, whose certifications and vetting include:

    • Negative Vetting 1 (NV1) 
    • Verizon Threat Research Advisory Centre (VTRAC)
    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
    • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
    • Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)
    • Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)
    • Cloud Security Knowledge (CSK)
    • Sherwood Applied Business Security Architecture (SABSA)
    • The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)
    • Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITL)
    • Control Objectives for Information Technology (COBIT)

  • Local capabilities

    Over a generation of investment in native compliance to Australian standards.

    • The ASD Essential 8
    • Privacy Act: Privacy Principles
    • Information Security Manual (AU + NZ)
    • IRAP certification for PROTECTED data
  • Public capabilities

    Defence solutions built on capabilities developed for assets of national significance and critical infrastructure.

    • Certified for Federal Digital Transformation Agency
    • Digital cloud and telecommunications marketplaces and multi-agency High Availability Internet Gateway Service (HAIGS)
    • Certified Australian Gateway Environment (CAGE)
    • GovLink environments
      State certified for:
      • New South Wales Government
      • ProcureIT
      • Victoria Government
      • Economic Society of Australia (ESA)
  • Global standards

    Designed to leverage global and industry best-practice standards.

    • ISO27001
    • ISO27002
    • Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS)
    • National Institute of Standards and Technology Cyber
    • Security Framework (CSF)
    • National Institute of Standards and Technology SP 800-53
    • CSA Cloud Control Matrix
    • Cybersecurity Capability Maturity Model
    • Control Objectives for Information Technology (COBIT)
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Always-on security.

Find out how your company could benefit from round the clock monitoring that continuously analyses the potential threat landscape, counters attacks, augments legacy systems and keeps data safer, in our latest paper.  

  • As more critical infrastructure is transformed digitally, the attack surface increases.

    Verizon cybersecurity expert Doron Harel discusses the increase in cybersecurity breaches and how the Australian government is increasing the number of sectors that are protected by the legislation. 

    Read the report Learn more about critical infrastructure security
  • Insights and resources


2023 Data
Breach Investigations Report

Strengthen your organization’s understanding and awareness of cybersecurity. Read our detailed analysis of 16,000+ security incidents from around the world.

Jul 3, 2023 ,  2 min read

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Australia’s Advanced Security Operations Centre

Providing threat-monitoring and analytics ecosystem to government specifications.

Aug 11, 2023

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5G at a U.S. military base

Explore how Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar is working with Verizon to transform its operations using 5G.

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5G is the future for defence and civilian agencies

See how we work in the public sector to help government organizations complete essential processes.

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