Critical infrastructure legislation should also set the parameters of cognitive security – Australian Strategic Policy Institute

My article for the Australian Strategic Policy Institute: https://www.aspistrategist.org.au/critical-infrastructure-legislation-should-also-set-the-parameters-of-cognitive-security/.

With the heightened threats in cyberspace, the Australian government wishes to hasten the passage of crucial amendments to the Security of Critical Infrastructure Act 2018.

The unannounced information war with China has put tremendous strain on the Five Eyes intelligence-gathering alliance in Oceania. The relentless compromising of the private sector, which remains a soft but strategic target, has diluted the conventional boundaries of conflict, forcing the government to enhance its legislative reach.

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