The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) provides trusted and relevant information so government agencies can protect themselves from online threats.
The advice and guidance in this section provides policies, strategies and resources that organisations can use to assist in protecting their information and systems from cyber threats.
The Australian Cyber Security Centre within the Australian Signals Directorate produces the Australian Government Information Security Manual (ISM). The purpose of the ISM is to outline a cyber security framework that organisations can apply, using their risk management framework, to protect their information and systems from cyber threats.
The Australian Signals Directorate’s Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has developed prioritised mitigation strategies to help cyber security professionals in all organisations mitigate cyber security incidents caused by various cyber threats. This guidance is informed by the ACSC’s experience in responding to cyber security incidents, performing vulnerability assessments and penetration testing Australian government organisations.