PM signs cyber security MoU with Israel – Australian Defence Magazine

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cyber security cooperation with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a visit for the commemoration of the Battle of Beersheba on October 31 1917.

Source: PM signs cyber security MoU with Israel – Australian Defence Magazine

Long favoured by Australian PM, Wickr could become his decryption Waterloo | CSO

Once lauded by prime minister Malcolm Turnbull as a paragon of secure communications, encrypted-messaging app Wickr could turn out to be one of the biggest opponents to his government’s new legislative push to force technology companies to divulge users’ encrypted communications.

Source: Long favoured by Australian PM, Wickr could become his decryption Waterloo – CSO | The Resource for Data Security Executives

Turnbull pushes to Make Encryption Great Again | SMH

With NSA cyber weapons already in the hands of criminals and unleashed on the general public, how can we trust law enforcement agencies with the keys to our private lives?

A global encryption showdown is looming as Australia, along with its closest allies in the US and UK, demand that online giants like Facebook bypass end-to-end encryption on services like WhatsApp – so law enforcement agencies can read our messages if they suspect we’re up to no good.

Source: Turnbull pushes to Make Encryption Great Again