Protect yourself and your family from common cyber security incidents by reading through the below topics and resources. For more detailed advice, please see our Personal Cyber Securty Guides. Updates Keep cybercriminals out by keeping your device up to date Multi-factor authentication Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is one of the most effective ways to protect against unauthorised access to your valuable information and accounts. Backups Important data can be lost instantly, so back it up regularly before it’s too late. Secure your Portable Devices Cybercriminals target portable devices due to the information they hold. Don’t let them steal more than your device. Cyber safety at tax time ACSC's has teamed up with the Australian Taxation Office to bring you tips and resources to help you stay safe online at tax time. Online shopping Be secure when shopping online. Ransomware Ransomware attacks are on the rise in Australia. Learn how to protect yourself against it and secure your devices. Email Security Protect yourself, your business and employees from an email security incident. How to dispose of your device securely You should consider that any devices you dispose of could be accessed by strangers.