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Australia's next war will be fought on new psychological and technical battlegrounds, says UNSW Canberra Professor Greg Austin, who has identified 19 key gaps in the nation's civil defences.

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For many, an attempted hack on Australian political parties seems to have come out of the blue. But cyber measures targeting Australian government infrastructure are the 'new normal'.

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The customers of rapidly expanding digital financial services are uniquely exposed to IT security breaches and must be armed to be savvy digital citizens, write Lotte Schou-Zibell and Nigel Phair.

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Australia’s hottest cyber hackers come from one UNSW lab, led by a professor on a mission to fight global cybercrime.

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When it comes to computer security, there’s no silver bullet. There’s no way to be certain that a system can never be hacked. Cybercrime affects everybody.

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The G20 Leader’s Summit is in many ways a company retreat, and is about as hackable as a dinner party, write Tom Apperley and Robbie Fordyce.

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The threat to national security posed by cyber espionage and hacking is real and growing. An essential first step to tackling the issue is greater public disclosure, argues Alan Dupont.