Cyber Security Weekly Podcast
Episode 202 - COVIDsafe Tracing App gets peak tech industry backing - Interview with AIIA CEO Ron Gauci
The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) has given strong support for the Australian Government’s contact tracing app, COVIDSafe, designed to digitally alert Australians of nearby COVID-19 infections.
As the peak industry body for innovation technology in Australia, the AIIA was given an exclusive briefing today by the Minister for Government Services, Stuart Robert MP, CEO of the Digital Transformation Agency and head of Australian Cyber Security Centre on the technology behind the tracing app and the cyber security protections built into it.
Commenting on the detailed briefing of the app and the reasons for the support, AIIA CEO, Ron Gauci spoke to Executive Editor Chris Cubbage.
Recorded 29 April 2020 - with 2.8 million downloads of the App in Australia.