Tuesday, February 19, 2019

A major hack of political parties has come less than a fortnight after another hack of MPs databases in Parliament. What is a cyber attack and how does it happen?

We asked the director of UNSW Canberra Cyber Nigel Phair who is a leading cyber security analyst.

What is a cyber attack?

Monday, February 4, 2019

The US government's campaign to block Huawei products from Western markets has fallen on deaf ears with Australian consumers.

Huawei's phones are now enjoying record-high levels of interest from Australian consumers, despite US government warnings that the Chinese company is a security risk and that its products could help Chinese authorities spy on their rivals.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

On 28 March 2018, Professor Greg Austin briefed a meeting of the 8-member Multinational Interoperability Council (MIC) on the subject of "Credible Deterrence in the Contemporary Strategic Environment". A copy of the slide set can be found here. The briefing concentarted on the information warfare strategies of Russia, China and the United States, and their impact on deterence postures.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Professor Greg Austin, Australia’s leading specialist on cyber policy in China and a researcher on Chinese strategic policy for more than 30 years, will make a presentation on the subject of “The Sino-American Information Wars: Implications for Australia”.

Sunday, April 2, 2017

In February and March, Professor Greg Austin participated in five international meetings: in Hanoi, San Francisco, Oxford and Canberra. On 22 March, Austin delivered a Distinguished Lecture at Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam (DAV) on the subject of "Cyber Security and Geostrategic Shift in the Indo-Pacific: A New Phase of Sino-US Strategic Rivalry". This was the first lecture ever in the DAV on the subject of cyber security. The meeting was attended by senior Vietnamese officials from various ministries and several senior foreign diplomats.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Greg Austin calls on the Australian govenment to be more open about the espionage threat from China in cyber space.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Professor Greg Austin reviews the Four Corner's Program on "Cyber War" (29 August 2016), discussing with Beverly O'Connor what it means for Australia, especially in respect of revelations about China's espionage against Australia. Austin is the author of the book, Cyber Policy in China (Polity Press, Cambridge UK, 2014)


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