Canberra-based Cogito wins Australian Department of Defence contract

Canberra-based Cogito wins Australian Department of Defence contract

It will provide level three public key infrastructure and identity management support Services

Canberra-based digital security group, Cogito, has won a three year Department of Defence contract, with the option for a further two.

Cogito, which specialises in digital security and system integration, has been selected to provide level three Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and Identity Management Support Services to the Department of Defence (DOD).

From September 2014, the Group will maintain the Identity and PKI for the DOD.

Cogito Group, chief executive, Richard Brown, said the group was honoured to be selected to continue to provide 2nd and 3rd level PKI and identity management support services for the DOD.

“Our people are experts in this field and have successfully supported CDMC (Certificate and Directory Management Centre) within the ADO and its PKI and identity management services that underpin the Defence Corporate Directory, email certification, electronic document signing, and secure access to international partner websites through classified gateways systems since 2011," he said.

Cogito Group, through the use of PKI will support CDMC in providing greater security and assurance of individuals and resources accessing Defence information and sites. Cogito claims it is trusted within the ADO and allied environments.

It will also continue to offer architectural and design consulting services to the CIO Group and projects implementing hard tokens or supporting infrastructure such as digital certificates as well as Cloud security products.

Cogito Group is an Australian owned and Canberra-based digital security company which specialises in smart cards, card management systems, public key infrastructure.

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