“One of the reasons cyber is a really significant and different challenge is that it has to be a partnership approach.”
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said: “We see this as a vital component of what modern government needs to do to respond to what our new and emerging challenges which are there.”
Since late last year, Australia has experienced an increase in cyber intrusions, leading the government to take action in February by implementing security rule reforms.
Mr Goldie said the country had faced a “dire” cyber security crisis.
“That challenge will continue to increase in its complexity and severity and I think we’re all invested in it together as a nation.”
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