Cyber Security

Australian cyber: What’s “Redspice” for?
Australian cyber: What’s “Redspice” for?
Canberra is significantly boosting the cyber capabilities of the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) – the government agency responsible for signals intelligence, support to…
Ukraine: This isn’t the information war you were looking for
Ukraine: This isn’t the information war you were looking for
Dystopias make for popular fare. One needs only look at popular video games to see a common theme: Fallout’s nuclear wasteland, Mass Effect’s alien invasion, or Horizon Zero Dawn…
Digital authoritarianism not just a China problem
Digital authoritarianism not just a China problem
According to 2019 data from the World Trade Organisation, China is the largest global supplier of telecommunications equipment (generating US$296 billion compared to US$169…
Disinfopreneurs and infodemics
Disinfopreneurs and infodemics
The use of social media in influence campaigns, including grey-zone activities and hybrid warfare, is becoming more complicated, more diverse, more profitable and more dangerous. …
A zero-trust approach to cyber security
A zero-trust approach to cyber security
Amid the steady deterioration of the US–China relationship in recent years, China has become the focus of a new narrative on cyber risks, with one company targeted in particular,…
Indonesia responds to the cyber dark side
Indonesia responds to the cyber dark side
The “DarkSide” ransomware cyber-attack on the US-based gasoline facility Colonial Pipeline, which has disrupted East Coast fuel supplies and invoked emergency legislation,…
Digital Authoritarianism, China and COVID
Analyses
Digital Authoritarianism, China and COVID
The coronavirus has showcased China's cyber-powered social control capabilities, with implications for human rights worldwide.
China and the Rules‑Based Order
Interactives
China and the Rules‑Based Order
Seven experts debate China’s approach to the rules‑based international order
Commentary
Don’t panic — Xi doesn’t hold all the aces in the great game of trade
Originally published in The Sunday Times.
Commentary
How to fight China's cyber-warriors
We must persuade Beijing that it should do it as it would be done by in cyber space. Rules are much better than retaliation. Originally published in the Australian Financial…