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Australia launches new International Cyber Engagement Strategy | 2017-10-05 | OpenGovAsia

Yesterday, The Hon Julie Bishop MP, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Australia officially announced the launch of the country’s International Cyber Engagement Strategy, which outlines Australia’s cyber affairs agenda for the next 3 years.The Strategy is underscored by private sector partnerships and presents a practical plan of action to position Australia to take full advantage of the opportunities of the digital age while mitigating the risks. It also charts a path to use digital technologies to drive sustainable and inclusive development in the region. The International Engagement Strategy on Cyber Security is a key deliverable of the Government’s AU$230 million Cyber Security Strategy.The Government will allocate AU$10 million to the Cyber Cooperation Program to support implementation of the Strategy, with a particular focus on the Indo-Pacific region. This is in addition to the AU$4 million provided last year.Reflecting Australia’s broad view of cyber affairs, this Strategy establishes a whole-of-Government approach across seven key themes:

Source: Australia launches new International Cyber Engagement Strategy | 2017-10-05 | OpenGovAsia

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