Optus hack a lesson for public service, Finance Department secretary Jenny Wilkinson says

Doug Dingwall
Updated October 13 2022 - 6:47pm, first published 11:30am
Finance Department secretary Jenny Wilkinson. File picture
Finance Department secretary Jenny Wilkinson. File picture

The Optus hack that affected millions of customers is a "wake-up call" for the public service, showing that cyber security is not optional, according to Finance Department secretary Jenny Wilkinson.

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Doug Dingwall

Doug Dingwall

Parliamentary bureau chief

Doug Dingwall is The Canberra Times' parliamentary bureau chief. He writes about government and federal politics, and has an interest in integrity, industrial relations and foreign affairs. Previously he worked at The Examiner in Launceston, where he won a Tasmanian Human Rights Award for his reporting. Contact him on doug.dingwall@canberratimes.com.au

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