Speaking in Canberra today, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard said that the new cybersecurity strategy, Strong and Secure: A Strategy for Australia's National Security, will set out the risks to the nation's security and describe the policies, institutions, and capabilities that are responsible for providing security to the nation. Read More ..
"Our plans and intentions are clear for all to see," she said in her address.
"I did not want this merely to be a list of risks and challenges, or a statement of doctrine.
"I also wanted clear priorities to direct government activity and resources in a real and concrete way."
The strategy, which builds upon the National Security Statement (PDF) made by former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd to the Australian Parliament in 2008, focuses on effective partnerships, regional engagement, and also cybersecurity.