Person

Fergus Hanson

Report

Hacking democracies: cataloguing cyber-enabled attacks on elections

Trust in democratic and other key institutions has declined, and this is compounded by new capabilities of adversaries seeking to interfere in elections and to undermine people’s trust in those institutions. This policy brief explores areas where interference has been detected across the world and...
Book

Agenda for change 2019: strategic choices for the next government

This publication contains thirty short essays that cover a vast range of subjects, from the big geostrategic challenges of our times, through to defence strategy; border, cyber and human security; and key emergent technologies.
Briefing paper

Introducing integrated e-government in Australia

Australia has fallen behind many other countries by failing to adopt an integrated approach to e-government that joins up all government services across the three tiers of government. For citizens, this makes life harder than it needs to be and consumes time that could be...
Policy report

Preventing another Australia Card fail: unlocking the potential of digital identity

Another major government digitisation scheme - digital identity - is set to cause controversy and risk further disempowering Australians in the absence of clearer policy and legislative controls.
Report

Huawei and Australia's 5G network

Australia’s 5G network is critical national infrastructure and this was one of the most important policy decisions the government had to make this year.