cyber warfare

Death of Huawei's 5G bid: Technological Entanglement & Information Security

The Australian Government has just effectively banned Huawei from participating in the building of the country’s next-generation 5G mobile network.

A joint media release by the Departments of Home Affairs and Communications states that “the government considers that the involvement of vendors who are likely to be subject to extrajudicial directions from a foreign government that conflict with Australian law, may risk failure by the carrier to adequately protect a 5G network from unauthorised access or interference.”

2015 John Gee Memorial Lecture - Watch the full video

Chaired by ANU Chancellor Professor Gareth Evans, the 2015 John Gee Memorial Lecture was delivered by DFAT Secretary Mr Peter N Varghese AO, who spoke about the critical work of arms control in the 21st century.

2015 John Gee Memorial Lecture: Australia and the challenge of weapons of mass destruction

For a hundred years, humans have had the capacity to attack each other with devastating chemical weapons.

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