The SMH has a lengthy piece on industrial scale penetration of Government information networks by hostile Governments.
Last week Graham Ingram, the general manager of Australian independent cyber emergency unit AusCERT, told a security conference Australia was as much as five years behind regarding cyber security.
Earlier this year it was revealed that foreign spies, likely Chinese, hacked into Parliament House’s email system and stole thousands of messages from at least 10 government ministers including the Prime Minister and the ministers for foreign affairs and defence.
So is the problem lack of competence? Or lack of funding?