Cyber Dam Busters could give Australia’s military an asymmetric edge

The Australian Defence Force (ADF) has a “distinct battlefield edge” because it has fully integrated its military offensive capability into ADF operations. But a “modest” additional investment would give it “an asymmetric capability against future adversaries”, according to the International Cyber Policy Centre (ICPC) at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI).

“Having synchronised operations with traditional ADF forces, cyber might be able to bring something special to the table,” said Tom Uren, a visiting fellow at the ICPC, and co-author of the policy paper Australia’s Offensive Cyber Capabilityreleased on Tuesday.

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Source: ZDNet