Govt agencies lack required cyber security, report finds

Sarah Basford Canales
By Sarah Basford Canales
December 19 2020 - 1:30pm
A damning report shows nearly two-thirds of government agencies lack required cyber security measures. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

Nearly three-quarters of government agencies are vulnerable to cyber threats with many using "ad hoc" protection and failing to undertake mandatory security measures, a parliamentary committee has found.

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Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Canberra Times journalist

I'm a federal politics and public sector reporter with an interest in national security, integrity and regulation. Contact me with general tips and thoughts at sarah.basfordcanales@canberratimes.com.au or confidential tips to sbasfordcanales@protonmail.com.