Cyber attack threats to be focus of Australia’s intelligence agencies review
“The rising threat posed by cyber attacks is set to be the focus of a review of Australia’s intelligence agencies.
China and Russia stepping up cyber warfare activities, targeting Australia and others
Advances in technology make cyberspace most likely realm for security threats to emerge
Terrorist groups use cyberspace to radicalise followers and plan attacks
The nation’s six intelligence agencies will be subject to the probe, which the Government has said will ensure they can appropriately respond to security threats.
The agencies involved include ASIS (Australian Secret Intelligence Service), ASIO (Australian Secret Intelligence Organisation) and the Australian Signals Directorate.”