Finding The Middle Ground Between Privacy and Security

In the lead up to the 2019 federal election, The Conversation has launched a new series, ‘Advancing Australia’, where academics examine current issues facing Australians.

In light of the February Parliamentary cyber breach, new discussion has arose regarding the government’s evolving role in our data security, as we continue to walk the line between the protection of information and compromising our personal privacy. With the impact of cybercrime on Australian business and individuals estimated at $7 billion per year, new solutions need to be considered.

Director of the Center of Cyber Security Research and Innovation at Deakin University, Damien Manuel, was on our show today to discuss the future of cyber security and the blaring tension between safety and privacy.

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