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The Commonwealth Cyber Security Posture in 2023
The Commonwealth Cyber Security Posture in 2023 informs Parliament on the implementation of cyber security measures across the Australian Government for the 2022–23 financial year. According to the Flipchart of PGPA Act Commonwealth entities and companies, as of 30 June 2023 the Australian Government comprised 100 non-corporate Commonwealth entities (NCEs), 72 corporate Commonwealth entities (CCEs) and 17 Commonwealth companies (CCs); totalling 189 Australian government entities.
ASD Cyber Threat Report 2022-2023
The ASD's Cyber Threat Report is ACSC’s flagship unclassified publication. The Report provides an overview of key cyber threats impacting Australia, how the ACSC is responding to the threat environment, and crucial advice for Australian individuals and organisations to protect themselves online
The Commonwealth Cyber Security Posture in 2022
The Commonwealth Cyber Security Posture in 2022 (the report) informs Parliament on the implementation of cyber security measures across the Commonwealth government, for the period January 2021 to June 2022. As of June 2022, the Commonwealth comprised 97 non-corporate Commonwealth entities (NCCEs), 71 corporate Commonwealth entities (CCEs) and 17 Commonwealth companies (CCs).
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2020 Health Sector Snapshot
This Sector Snapshot is designed to enhance awareness of key cyber security threats in the health sector and advise executives and cyber security professionals within the health sector on what they can do to protect their organisation from cyber threats. This report provides a high-level overview of the cyber security environment within the health sector over a twelve month period (1 January to 31 December 2020).
ASD's ACSC Annual Cyber Threat Report, July 2019 to June 2020
This report has been jointly produced by the Australian Signals Directorate’s Australian Cyber Security Centre (ASD’s ACSC), the ACIC and the AFP, and is the first unclassified annual threat report since the ASD's ACSC became part of the ASD in July 2018. The report identifies and describes key cyber security threats targeting Australian systems and networks, and provides a range of examples and real-world case studies of malicious activity targeting Australian networks, between July 2019 and June 2020. It provides mitigation advice that all Australians and organisations can take to defend against these threats.
Manic Menagerie Investigation Report
This report details technical findings and mitigation advice related to the extensive compromise of at least eight Australian web hosting providers investigated by the Australian Signals Directorate’s Australian Cyber Security Centre (ASD’s ACSC) in May 2018.
MSP Investigation Report
The Australian Signals Directorate’s Australian Cyber Security Centre (ASD’s ACSC) investigation report details the theft of commercial secrets, data and information from the Australian arm of a multinational construction services company via their Managed Service Provider.
Joint Report on Publicly Available Hacking Tools
This report is a collaborative research effort by the cyber security authorities of five nations: Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and USA. It highlights the use of five publicly available tools, observed in recent cyber incidents around the world.
ACSC Threat Report 2017
This is the third Australian Signals Directorate’s Australian Cyber Security Centre (ASD’s ACSC) Threat Report. It continues to reflect on the experience, focus, and mandates of the ASD’s ACSC’s member organisations. The report provides an insight into what the Centre has been seeing, learning, and responding to, focusing on specific areas of change or new knowledge obtained.