Cogito Group are proud members of numerous organisations that represent SMEs and companies in the ICT Industry within Australia.

Membership provides Cogito with opportunities to broaden our networks and be informed with the latest news to keep us up to date with what is happening in our field.

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The Australian Industry & Defence Network Incorporated (AIDN) is the peak industry association for small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) wishing to do business in the defence and security sectors. Established in 1995, AIDN represents the interests of Australian SMEs in the defence and security industry sectors by advocacy, representation and member services.

AIDN is made up of State and Territory Chapters with a combined membership of around 750 principally SME companies. Its chapter structures are optimised to reflect the nature of the defence and security industries in each State and Territory, which ensures that its national direction is informed by a full range of industry views.

For more information, visit http://www.aidn.org.au/

The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) is the peak representative body and advocacy group for the ICT industry in Australia.

For over 35 years it has been their mission to advocate, promote, represent and grow the ICT industry in Australia. AIIA are a not-for-profit organisation, with membership open to all organisations involved with the ICT industry in Australia.

AIIA represent over 400 member organisations nationally, including global brands, international companies, national companies, and a large number of ICT SMEs. AIIA national board comprises representatives from hardware, software, and services companies and represents the diversity of our industry.

For more information, visit https://www.aiia.com.au/default.asp?

The Australian Information Security Association (AISA) is a not-for-profit organisation formed to advance the cyber-security and safety of all sectors of Australian life; public, corporate, and government.
AISA’s vision is a world where all people, businesses and governments are educated about the risks and dangers of cyber-attack and data theft, and to enable them to take all reasonable precautions to protect themselves against it.For more information, visit https://www.aisa.org.au/

Canberra Business Chamber connects members to learn from one another, to form strategic alliances and to develop the economic future of our region. CBC is the voice of the private sector, providing a forum for their members, industry and government to unite.
The strong relationship with both the Federal and Local Government allows CBC to act as a facilitator, providing productive access and constructive input of their members perspectives to current and emerging policy issues.

For more information, visit http://www.canberrabusiness.com/

CollabIT is an engagement and business development initiative that links small and medium sized companies (SMEs) with multinational corporations and other stakeholders in the ICT sector. The program is designed to assist companies to establish partnerships with other SME companies, to forge alliances with Multinational Corporations (MNCs), and to build reputation with government CIOs. This enables them to tap into substantial MNC business opportunities and in doing so, access new or locked markets.

The CollabIT program is based on the principle that collaboration between SMEs and MNCs enhances the capability and accelerates the business growth of SMEs; and also positively contributes to the success of the MNC.

For more information, visit http://www.collabitact.com.au/

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The Australian e-Government Technology Cluster (“eGov Cluster”), supported by NICTA, is a national cluster of organisations from Government, industry, research and academia. Its members are collaborating to improve and strengthen the use of ICT in the Australian government sector; and through this advance both public adminstration and the ICT industry in Australia.For more information, visit http://egovcluster.com.au/

 

As an independent, nonprofit, global association, ISACA engages in the development, adoption and use of globally accepted, industry-leading knowledge and practices for information systems. Previously known as the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, ISACA now goes by its acronym only, to reflect the broad range of IT governance professionals it serves.

For more information, visit https://www.isaca.org/Pages/default.aspx

Kantara Initiative provides strategic vision and real world innovation for the digital identity transformation. Developing initiatives including: Identity Relationship Management, User Managed Access (EIC Award Winner for Innovation in Information Security 2014), Identities of Things, and Minimum Viable Consent Receipt, Kantara Initiative connects a global, open, and transparent leadership community. Luminaries from organizations including: CA Technologies, Experian, ForgeRock, IEEE-SA, Internet Society, Radiant Logic and SecureKey drive strategic insights to progress the transformational elements needed to leverage borderless Identity for IoT, access control, context, and consent.

For more information, visit https://kantarainitiative.org/

The Stack Alliance is a group of leading ICT companies offering services and solutions at different layers, above infrastructure, in the ICT stack. Aligned to the Revera cross-government IaaS catalogue, the Stack Alliance provides public sector buyers of laaS with the option to blend additional services and technology required to develop and integrate cloud deployments. So, when business changes and new approaches emerge, you’re never isolated from better solutions.

For more information, visit http://www.stackalliance.co.nz/