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About small and medium businesses

The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) provides trusted and relevant information on how Australia’s small and medium businesses can protect themselves from the most common cyber security threats.

​With 99.8% of business in Australia being small-to-medium businesses, employing more than 5 million people, small businesses are a large contributor to Australia’s prosperity. It is important that Australia’s small and medium businesses understand their cyber security risks, and what they can do to protect themselves, their customers and their suppliers.

​The advice and guidance in this section provides simple measures that, if understood and implemented, can significantly avoid or mitigate the impact of a cyber security incident affecting a small or medium business.

A cyber security incident that impacts a small business can be devastating, however, cyber security doesn’t have to be difficult. Check out the latest ACSC cyber security advice, specifically tailored for small businesses.​