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'Fighting the cyber war': Understanding the rising security threat government departments are struggling with

Sarah Basford Canales
By Sarah Basford Canales
Updated April 26 2021 - 9:19pm, first published 6:30pm
Information warfare expert Marcus Thompson says cyber security is a team effort. Picture: Karleen Minney

Australia has already seen its fair share of cyber security attacks. From beer supply chains being disrupted to state-based attacks allegedly impacting government, hospitals and universities, years of warnings have now materialised into real-world consequences.

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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.

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