The decision follows a cyber security session at last month's Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Perth, where representatives of 54 countries gathered. It will see the Australian Federal Police and other agencies playing a pivotal role in helping developing nations arm themselves with frameworks and procedures to battle cybercrime. The Commonwealth Cybercrime Initiative was approved for implementation after the CHOGM presentation, according to International Cyber Security Protection Alliance chief executive John Lyons. The ICSPA is a not-for-profit organisation that provides support to those fighting cybercrime worldwide. The organisation is pushing Commonwealth nations to adopt a joint framework to tackle cybercrime. read full story