Aussie thinks big on cybersecurity, space, while we drift

Peter Griffin
Thu, 07 Apr 2022

Aussie thinks big on cybersecurity, space, while we drift
Cybersecurity was estimated to be a US$133b (NZ$191.3b) global market last year. (Image: Getty)
Peter Griffin
Thu, 07 Apr 2022
One of the highlights of last week’s federal budget in Australia was a massive A$10 billion (NZ$10.9b) commitment to cybersecurity over the next decade.Not all of the investment is new money. Much of it is reprioritised from other areas within the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD), which oversees the country’s intelligence and cyber capabilities.Nevertheless, it amounts to a huge investment in our closest neighbour’s cyber defences and cyber-warfare capabilities that, in the context of the invasion of Ukraine, looks like a...

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