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Policy report

Cyber-enabled foreign interference in elections and referendums

Over the past decade, state actors have taken advantage of the digitisation of election systems, election administration and election campaigns to interfere in foreign elections and referendums. This research identified 41 elections and seven referendums between January 2010 and October 2020 where cyber-enabled foreign interference...
Report

Cyber information sharing: building collective security

Over the past 10 years, significant strides have been made in facilitating better cyber information cooperation and sharing, including the emergence of a number of different operating models. This report examines barriers to the progress of greater information that will support the security and resilience...
Report

The Internet of Bodies is here: tackling new challenges of technology governance

This paper looks at the broader ecosystem of connected technologies that is coming together to create the 'Internet of Bodies' (IoB). As with any area of emerging technology, the IoB is evolving rapidly and its future is unknown.
Report

COVID-19 disinformation and social media manipulation: automating influence on COVID-19

This report investigates a campaign of cross-platform inauthentic activity that relies on a high-degree of automation and is broadly in alignment with the political goal of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) to denigrate the standing of the United States.
Policy report

The China defence universities tracker

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is building links between China’s civilian universities, military and security agencies. Those efforts, carried out under a policy of leveraging the civilian sector to maximise military power (known as ‘military–civil fusion’), have accelerated in the past decade, according to the...
Policy report

A new Sino-Russian high-tech partnership

This paper is intended to start an initial mapping and exploration of the expanding cooperative ecosystem involving Moscow and Beijing. It will be important to track the trajectory and assess the implications of these Sino-Russian technological collaborations, given the risks and threats that could result...
Report

Incident report on the breach of the Australian National University's administrative systems

The ANU has released this comprehensive public report into the late-2018 data breach. The report is the culmination of months of investigation into the hack and has been shared with all ANU staff, students, alumni and wider community. It outlines the incredible level of sophistication...
Report

Implementation of the ‘Smith Review’ and progress in strengthening protective security procedures, practices and culture: 12 month followup review

This review considers progress to date in strengthening PM&C’s protective security procedures, practices and culture protective security culture. It also includes recommendations to guide ongoing efforts to mature protective security culture across the department and broader Australian Public Service.
Report

From board room to situation room: why corporate security is national security

This paper argues that the approach to national security planning should now include key companies and their supply chains: it’s time to rethink Australia's national security approach in a more complex, dynamic and interconnected world. The corporate sector is now a key component of the...
Strategy

New Zealand’s cyber security strategy 2019

The New Zealand Government's vision for cyber security is 'a country that is confident and secure in the digital world'. This document sets out the guiding principles and priority areas underpinning its new cyber security strategy.