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Track 1.5 U.S.-Australia Cyber Security Dialogue

On September 22, 2016 the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) hosted the inaugural meeting of a new Track 1.5 U.S.-Australia Cyber Security Dialogue in Washington, D.C. This dialogue was announced by the White House on January 19 th , 2016 after a meeting between President Obama and Prime Minister Turnbull. The event convened government, business, and civil society leaders from the U.S. and Australia. The discussion informed the future direction of cyber policy in both countries, as representatives from both countries discussed regional developments, cybercrime and online extremism, advancing innovation and security in the digital economy, and protecting privacy and data.

The dialogue concluded with a public forum and keynote remarks from Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Secretary for Homeland Security Jeh Johnson.


Transcript: The transcript of Dr Feakins speach "Prioritising Cyber Between Strategic Partners – The US-Australia Cyber Dialogue" is available here. (PDF)

2016 Agenda

  1. Asia-Pacific Cyber Security Developments

  2. Fighting Cybercrime

  3. Advancing an Innovative and Secure Digital Economy