Australia’s Cyber Security Strategy 2020

The Australian Government has released it’s long awaited Cyber Security Strategy. Within the Strategy, the Australian Government has announced it’s plans to invest $1.67 billion over 10 years into achieving that vision for the benefit and safety of all Australians and the essential services on which we all depend.

This Strategy includes highlights as below:

  • Protecting and actively defending the critical infrastructure that all Australians rely on, including cyber security obligations for owners and operators
  • New ways to investigate and shut down cyber crime, including on the dark web
  • Stronger defences for Government networks and data
  • Greater collaboration to build Australia’s cyber skills pipeline
  • Increased situational awareness and improved sharing of threat information
  • Stronger partnerships with industry through the Joint Cyber Security Centre program
  • Advice for small and medium enterprises to increase their cyber resilience
  • Clear guidance for businesses and consumers about securing Internet of Things devices
  • 24/7 cyber security advice hotline for SMEs and families
  • Improved community awareness of cyber security threats

To see the full report and get further detail, pls check the attachment;

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