About ASD

The Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) is a vital member of Australia’s national security community, working across the full spectrum of operations required of contemporary signals intelligence and security agencies: intelligence, cyber security and offensive operations in support of the Australian Government and Australian Defence Forces (ADF).

ASD’s work sits across three areas which are best described as inform, protect and disrupt. As Australia’s cryptologic agency ASD:

ASD operates in the slim area between the difficult and the impossible.

How we do it

Details of our signals intelligence and cyber capabilities (protective and disruptive) are necessarily secret. What is not secret are the roles we offer to complete our work:

As an analyst, you may be involved in:

As a member of our corporate services, you may be involved in:

As a technologist, you may be involved in: