Australia stepping up foreign cooperation on state-level cyber deterrence

The Australian government is increasingly concerned about the blurring of state and non-state activity, in particular that certain states have used third-party criminal groups to mask their cyber-based activity, a joint parliamentary committee has heard.

Addressing an inquiry into Australia’s trade system and the digital economy on Friday, Australia’s first Ambassador for Cybercrime Tobias Feakin said that while it is tough to create responses to such activity, it is something the government is thinking of “quite actively” alongside its neighbouring countries.

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Source: ZDNet