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In brief

2023 has ended with a flurry of activity from Australian authorities and regulators that provides deep insights into Australia’s current and emerging cyber threat environment and will heavily influence the development of Australia’s cyber policy in the years to come.

We’ve pulled together key insights, important trends in the cyber threat landscape and recommendations for cyber risk management that should be of interest to all Australian businesses and directors moving into 2024 and beyond.

If you find this article useful, you may also enjoy reading our 2023 Year in Review on Australian AI regulatory developments.


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Paul Forbes is a partner in the Dispute Resolution group at Baker McKenzie, Sydney.

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Ryan Grant is a litigation partner with over 12 years' experience. Ryan has acted for national and international technology and media companies in relation to disputes in the areas of misleading or deceptive conduct, data protection, data breach, copyright, defamation, including online defamation, and general commercial disputes. Many of these disputes involve issues that have never been litigated in Australia. Ryan also holds a Bachelor of IT majoring in Software Engineering and Internet Technology and worked as a software developer prior to becoming a lawyer.

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Adrian Lawrence is the head of the Firm's Asia Pacific Technology, Media & Telecommunications Group. He is a partner in the Sydney office of Baker McKenzie where he advises on media, intellectual property and information technology, providing advice in relation to major issues relating to the online and offline media interests. He is recognised as a leading Australian media and telecommunications lawyer.

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Anne has been with Baker McKenzie since 2001. Prior to that, she spent four years with the Australian Attorney-General's Department/Australian Government Solicitor mostly working on large IT projects. In her time at Baker McKenzie, Anne has spent 18 months working in London (2007-2008) and more recently three years working in Singapore (2017-2020). Anne is currently the Asia Pacific head of the International Commercial & Trade Group and global co-lead of the Firm's supply chain client solutions initiative.

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Jarrod Bayliss-McCulloch is a special counsel in the Information Technology & Commercial department at the Melbourne office of Baker McKenzie and advises on major technology-driven transactions and regulatory issues spanning telecommunications, intellectual property, data privacy and consumer law with a particular focus on digital media and new product development. Jarrod joined the Firm in 2009 and his prior experience includes working in strategy consulting and development economics.

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Simone Blackadder is a special counsel in the Media & Content team at Baker McKenzie, Sydney. Simone joined the Firm in 2010 and was admitted to practice in 2012. She now works primarily on litigious matters within the IT, communications, media and defamation fields.

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