A former British intelligence expert has joined Australia’s cyber security taskforce

April 19, 2015

Sir Iain Lobban KCMG CB, the former director of the United Kingdom’s government communications headquarters, will join the independent panel of experts that is advising the Abbott government on its review of Australia’s cyber security.

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said Lobban’s experience will be “extremely valuable” in the shaping of Australia’s strategy to better protect the country’s networks from cyber attack.

“Australia faces real and growing cyber threats,” he said.
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