Cyber and Critical Technology International Engagement Strategy, Australia 2020

Building cyber resilience for a nation requires coordination of multi-stakeholders, local and regional contextualisation and the use of a multi-dimensional approach. These facets are just some of the key fundamental ingredients that should be considered as nations review their existing capabilities and their operating environments, further assisting in the set-up of strong foundations in the development of national cybersecurity visions and strategies.

In keeping with the CMM approach of understanding the current baseline of cybersecurity capacity in building effective cyber resilience, in June 2020 the OCSC answered the call from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) to provide thought leadership input into the Cyber and Critical Technology International Engagement Strategy (CCTIES).

OCSC’s Director of Research, Associate Professor Carsten Rudolph and the Head of Department for Software Systems and Cybersecurity in the Faculty of Information Technology at Monash University and Dr James Boorman, OCSC’s Head of Research and Capacity Building, identified what components are essential to the development of Australia’s national cybersecurity, the security of the region and the security of Australia’s global allies. Read the full OCSC’s CCTIES Submission.