John Key's $22m Budget reveal: New cybercrime unit to tackle online espionage

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John Key's $22m Budget reveal: New cybercrime unit to tackle online espionage

Prime Minister John Key has unveiled plans to spend $22.2m from this month’s Budget on a unit to battle cybercrime and online espionage.

Known as the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT), the unit will “enable a significant advancement in the country’s cyber security infrastructure”, said Communications Minister Amy Adams today.

News of the unit was announced by Prime Minister John Key in a speech made in Auckland this morning to a cyber-security summit.

 

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