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Invictus Games Sydney 2018

Embracing the spirit of the Invictus Games with excellence in execution

The 2018 Invictus Games was an adaptive multi-sport event for wounded, injured and ill veteran and active defense personnel in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The event included 13 sports (11 medal sports). It was the first Invictus Games held in the southern hemisphere.

Business challenge

Help the organizers of Invictus Games Sydney 2018 deliver an event that inspires recovery, supports rehabilitation and generates a wider understanding and respect for wounded, injured and sick service personnel, both active duty and veteran.


Unisys provided Hybrid Infrastructure Solutions, Unisys Attack Surface Discovery Solution, Unisys Next-Generation Service Desk, onsite support and service delivery management to build and support the technology infrastructure at Victoria Barracks, Sydney Olympic Park and Games venues; other solutions included Unisys cybersecurity technology with microsegmentation to proactively protect data across various public Wi-Fi networks by restricting communication within the network to pre-authorized users and devices.

Results and benefits

  • Achieved a robust, secure infrastructure within three months through a holistic approach involving people, processes and technology
  • Minimized cybersecurity risks through technology and training, including a fake phishing attempt that proved the importance of being security-aware
  • Safeguarded highly sensitive data associated with all 500+ active duty and veteran service personnel