NZ's wake-up call: the growing cybersecurity gap with Australia

NZ's wake-up call: the growing cybersecurity gap with Australia
Harinder Sidhu says Australia has set itself the goal of becoming a top cybersecurity nation by 2030. (Image: Dileepa Fonseka/BusinessDesk)
Dileepa Fonseka
A week before the hacking of New Zealand’s parliament hit the spotlight, Australia’s high commissioner to New Zealand highlighted just how seriously Australia is taking the cybersecurity threat.Australian high commissioner Harinder Sidhu told a meeting of the NZ Institute of International Affairs in Auckland that Australia aimed to become one of the most cyber-resilient nations on the planet. “Building our cyber resilience is becoming an ever-more important goal," Sidhu said.“In November last year, Austral...

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