Playing a part and standing together

Is the concept of Total Defence still relevant to a business organisation today? How can businesses and corporates contribute towards national defence?

Bryce Boland



TOTAL Defence has never been more relevant, but the threats and required responses have changed. The wealth and strength of a country resides not just in its land and its citizens. It also resides in the economy and intellectual property. This wealth is intrinsically tied to the global connectedness of the world through the Internet. This reliance on modern technology can be exploited from anywhere and is the new frontier for defence.

Corporations and the government need to remain vigilant and continue to seek the best possible intelligence to ensure that these threats are understood and defeated. The economic impact from sustained cyber attacks on critical infrastructure,...

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