The Australian government has sent cybersecurity representatives to the United States this week, hoping to strengthen the cyber alliance between both countries and parade local cyber talent.
Minister for Law Enforcement and Cyber Security Angus Taylor, alongside Commonwealth Cyber Coordinator Alastair MacGibbon and Australian Federal Police Assistant Commissioner Neil Gaughan, are expected to this week meet with US government counterparts and senior officials in Washington, including the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
The trio will also meet with representatives from PayPal, Twitter, Apple, and Google to “encourage deeper cooperation with governments to address challenges faced by law enforcement”.
“It is clear that governments cannot succeed alone and must work with the private sector to drive innovation and protect our digital borders,” Taylor said in a statement.
“Our engagement with the US government and global technology companies will advance our priority to develop a coordinated