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Penten, an award winning, Australian-owned cyber security technology company, today announced it has accepted the entry of Five V Capital as a significant minority shareholder in the company. Five V Capital is an Australian-owned and operated private equity firm that specialises in partnering with Australia and New Zealand’s market-leading companies. Under the...

Penten, one of Australia’s leading national security technology companies, has officially released its updated AltoCrypt pBox product, an anti-eavesdropping device. First launched in 2018, the pBox is a portable container designed to prevent mobile phones from listening in on sensitive and classified conversations. The 2021 upgraded version has: updated software, improved locking...

Marcus Thompson Penten

Marcus Thompson AM PhD has joined Penten’s Board of Directors, bringing with him over 30 years of experience in the Australian Defence Force (ADF). Dr Thompson joins Penten to help support its rapid growth, underpinned by its work with defence and government clients. His most recent job in defence was as the...

Penten was named Cyber Business of the year for the second year in a row at the Defence Connect Australian Defence Industry Awards, held Thursday 26 November 2020. The awards were held across three physical locations: Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra and also livestreamed. Penten's innovative AltoCrypt Phone featured as one of...

On Tuesday 13 October, Matthew Wilson, CEO of Penten, received a Highly Commended award for the Male Champion of Change category in the AWSN (Australian Women in Security Network) Awards. The award aims to recognise individiuals working to shift entrenched gender inequalities by championing for more equality in the IT security...

Australia offers cutting-edge cyber security technology solutions, and these are valuable to a world-wide audience. Exporting to the UK is not always simple however, and Penten would like to offer some guidance and tips, on how we navigated the export landscape in the UK. In collaboration with AustCyber, we are pleased...

In an Australian first, a group of innovative, sovereign cyber companies collaborated to create a successful pilot of a fully online, collective cyber training program for the Australian Defence Force. Australian businesses: Cydarm, Elttam, Penten and Retrospect Labs each with expertise in niche cyber technology came together to tailor a solution for...

Australian sovereign C4 SMEs secure an unsolicited proposal with army for a new sovereign defence industry cooperative model

Seventeen Australian companies have joined the C4 EDGE (Evolutionary Digital Ground Environment) Communications Program, to scope the demonstration of a sovereign land battlegroup and below communications environment for the Australian Army. The C4 EDGE...

Announcement anchor tenancy Launch

UNSW Canberra has welcomed local Canberra cyber security company Penten as the anchor tenant at the University’s new collaborative workspace precinct; Launch on Northbourne. UNSW Canberra Rector, Professor Michael Frater said that the concept of Launch is about the power of collaboration and Penten will be a leading contributor to the...

Penten, a local cyber security company has been successful receiving funding under contract with AustCyber, the Australian Cyber Security Growth Network to provide secure network access to a pilot group of regional SMEs and academia. This project represents turning point for Defence industry. The opportunity will provide Aussie SMEs with means...

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