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Last night Austrade hosted the 59th Annual Australian Export Awards to recognise excellence in Australia’s export industry for 2021. David Koch was the Master of Ceremonies and finalists and supporters attended virtually from all over Australia. Penten was awarded Emerging Exporter of the Year for 2021 as judges focused on the...

Australian cyber technology leader, Penten, today announced the appointment of Dr Marcus Thompson AM as the new Chair of the Penten Board of Directors.  Dr Thompson joined the Penten Board as a non-executive Director in March 2021.  Penten is also delighted to welcome to the Board Ms Melinda Conrad as...

Penten has taken out two category award wins in the ACT Chief Minister’s Export Awards: Emerging Exporter of the Year and Exporter of Government Solutions. In the 2021 financial year, Penten exported $6.3 million in products and intellectual property to the UK, almost a 300 per cent increase on the year...

Penten has forged a new collaboration with Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG), University of Adelaide, Deakin University’s Applied Artificial Intelligence Institute (A2I2), and the UK’s National Cyber Deception Lab to build sovereign capability and increase advantage to Australian Defence. Ben Whitham, GM Applied AI and Co-Founder, Penten is thrilled. “This partnership...

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...

Australian cyber technology company Penten has established a specialist business unit dedicated to securing sovereign communication technologies for defence and emergency services. The unit was launched at Penten’s Canberra headquarters by Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Melissa Price MP today. Penten’s new business unit, Tactical Communications Security, aims to support Australian...

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