PM Narendra Modi will inaugurate the three days Bengaluru Tech Summit 2020 today via video conferencing. The Summit is organised by the Karnataka govt along with Karnataka Innovation and Technology Society, Karnataka government’s Vision Group on IT, Biotechnology and StartUp, STPI and MM Activ Sci-Tech Communications. The summit will see the participation of Australia PM Scott Morrison, Swiss Confederation VP Guy Parmelin, and many other prominent figures.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will reportedly announce the govt’s plan to spend $1.19B to bolster the cyber defence of private firms, households over the next 10 years. Cyberattacks cost about 1.5% of the Australian GDP. This move comes after Australia witnessed a series of a cyberattack; 2019 attack on Australian parliament, being the most intense one. The country will work on disrupting would-be attackers, fortify critical infra, boost police efforts.