Cyber security war game set in 2022 hopes to prepare governments, businesses for the worst

December 7, 2016

Australia’s first simulated cyber security “game” was set in 2022 and explored two equally unpalatable cyber attack scenarios in the hopes to prepare governments and businesses for the inevitable.

The game was co-hosted by the National Security College at the Australian National University and the RAND Corporation, bringing together 90 participants from government, business and academia.

Michelle Price, senior adviser in cyber security at the National Security College who helped to co-ordinate the game, said Australians “human behaviour” in cyber space needed to improve.

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