Investing in the country’s AI and cloud infrastructure hopes to strengthen its cyber defences and protect it from any future threats.
Microsoft will collaborate with the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) to create a cyber shield, protecting individuals, businesses, and organisations.
“The collaboration will enhance the government and Microsoft’s joint capability to identify, prevent and respond to cyber threats,” the two organisations said.
“MACS will include the evolution of national threat intelligence sharing capabilities, with a focus on detecting, analysing and defending against sophisticated nation-state cyber threats.”
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