Penten's purpose is to deliver new defence and security technologies for the future fight.
> Counter Intelligence, Detection and Changing adversary behaviour. Applying automation tools to counter the future adversary. Automating military deception, making it simple, timely and effective. > Information assurance and provision. Enable modern war fighters and policy makers with the information that will give them advantage in the location that delivers the most advantage. Secure mobility devices, encryption modules, high assurance designs. > Preparing for machine on machine conflict. Focusing on the precursors to precision, speed, cost and simplicity in the age of the machine on machine battle-space. > Australian information sovereignty. Ensuring Australia as an enduring, interoperable and self reliant information assurance capability.