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22 Jul 2020
US Department of Justice indictment of cyber actors
The Australian Government expresses its concern over reports of global malicious cyber intrusions, as detailed in today’s unsealing of indictments by the US Department of Justice.
17 Jul 2020
UK-US-Canada Joint Advisory on Russia
Today, Australia declares its support for the release of the Joint Cyber Security Advisory by the US, UK and Canada, which details malicious cyber activity by Russian actors targeting organisations involved in COVID-19 vaccine development.
20 May 2020
Unacceptable malicious cyber activity
As Australians and the international community band together to respond to COVID-19, the Australian Government is concerned that malicious cyber actors are seeking to exploit the pandemic for their own gain.
02 Mar 2020
Joint public statement on independent review of CSCP and IRAP
In late July 2019, the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) commissioned an independent review of its Cloud Services Certification Program (CSCP) and Information Security Registered Assessors Program (IRAP).
26 Mar 2019
PageUp data incident
On Friday 1 June 2018 PageUp Limited, an online recruitment services organisation, notified their customers about a data incident in relation to the integrity of their systems proactively informing of a possible breach.
18 Mar 2019
Who will be Australia’s next Boss of the SOC?
The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) and Splunk are teaming up this week to host Australia’s largest ever cyber security challenge.
15 Mar 2019
New approach to support cyber security
The updated Australian Government Information Security Manual (ISM) has been released by the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC).
12 Mar 2019
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.
24 Jan 2019
ACSC certifies Amazon Web Services to host protected data
The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has certified Amazon Web Services (AWS) for hosting Australian Government data classified up to the PROTECTED classification level, providing assurance to Australian Government agencies that AWS complies with Australian Government security requirements.
29 Dec 2018
ACSC counters threat to web hosting providers
The extensive compromise of multiple web hosting providers and mitigation measures have been detailed in a report released today by the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC).
21 Dec 2018
National Cyber Security Adviser urges end to complacency after global theft of commercial secrets
The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) is providing assistance to ICT managed service providers (MSPs) in the wake of the global cyber security compromise confirmed by the Australian Government.
01 Nov 2018
Austal cyber security incident
The Australian Government is aware of the cyber security incident affecting Austal.
30 Oct 2018
Australia maintains a key role in international cyber security community
Australia will continue its leading role in the region’s largest cyber security community with the Australian Cyber Security Centre re-elected as Chair of the Asia-Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT) Steering Committee in Shanghai on 23 October 2018.
07 Oct 2018
One in four Australians hit by cybercrime - reversing the threat
Cybercrime and cyber-enabled crime is harming more and more Australians every day, and it’s time to reverse the threat.
29 Sep 2018
Correcting the record - Certified Cloud Services List
Recent media reports suggest third-party solutions built on ACSC Certified Cloud Services automatically inherit ACSC certification. This is not accurate.
29 Jan 2018
ACSC and AISA seal partnership deal for a secure cyber future
The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) and the Australian Information Security Association (AISA), Australia’s peak body for information security professionals, have joined forces to further strengthen Australia’s cyber security posture and achieve a cyber secure nation.
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