Alastair MacGibbon is Deputy Secretary National Cyber Coordinator.
Alastair joined the Department of Home Affairs on its establishment from the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.
Alastair leads the implementation of the Government’s Cyber Security Strategy, transforming Australia’s cyber security landscape to realise the economic and social benefits of a cyber resilient nation.
As Head of the Australian Cyber Security Centre, and the Special Adviser to the Prime Minister on Cyber Security, Alastair drives the creation and strengthening of partnerships between Australian Governments, private sector, non-governmental organisations and academia to deliver national cyber security capacity and capability.
Prior to taking up his appointment Alastair was Australia's first eSafety Commissioner. Before that he worked for 15 years as an Agent with the Australian Federal Police, including as founding Director of the Australian High Tech Crime Centre. Along with private sector roles such as Senior Director of Trust, Safety and Customer Support at eBay, Alastair was a Director of the Centre for Internet Safety at the University of Canberra.