Government restarts cybersecurity strategy – Cybersecurity

    Cybersecurity Secretary Clare O’Neil tasked her department with re-implementing the cybersecurity strategy initiated by the former government.

    The Minister’s spokesman told iTnews The government wants a more consultative approach to strategy formulation.

    In April, the Morrison government announced it would fund the $9.9 billion REDSPICE Project by canceling Defense’s SkyGuarding drone package.

    Australian broke the news of the change of direction.

    Minister O’Neil said: “Australia’s next cybersecurity strategy will be a national effort. iTnews in an e-mail statement.

    “It will be based on sovereign capabilities, with a plan for the future workforce and growth of the cybersecurity sector, including Australian cyber small and medium businesses.

    “It will build resilience, with real engagement and industry alliances to respond to cyber shocks with peace of mind, without anxiety,” the minister said.

    “It will look ahead, including the role of key technologies, our partnerships through the Quartet, and international rules and standards.

    “And it’s going to be really strategic, in the way it contributes to Australia’s economic growth and as part of our national security posture, including securing the supply chain.”

    The Minister’s spokesman told iTnews: “This is an important part of public policy and she wants as much industry input as possible.”

    Based on AustralianThe details of the revised strategy are likely to be approved next Tuesday, when outgoing Telstra CEO Andy Penn will serve as chairman of the government’s cyber industry advisory committee. , gave a speech before the National Press Club.

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