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29 Nov 2021
Head of ACSC talks cyber security with Natarsha Belling in podcast special
Ms Abigail Bradshaw, head of the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC), recently sat down with journalist Natarsha Belling to discuss the common cyber threats affecting Australians today.
25 Nov 2021
The ACSC On-Call 24/7
All Australians now have greater access to cyber security help and advice through the Australian Cyber Security Centre’s enhanced national Cyber Security Hotline - 1300 CYBER1.
03 Nov 2021
Online shoppers the target of Christmas cyber grinches
In the lead-up to Black Friday and festive season sales, Australians must be alert to the cybercriminals seeking to steal your Christmas joy and your money.
01 Nov 2021
Joint statement - Digital Transformation Agency and Australian Signals Directorate - Secure Internet Gateways update
The Australian Government is further strengthening the ICT systems of Government entities by enhancing its Secure Internet Gateway (SIG) policy and through the Cyber Hubs initiative. The Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) is working on these initiatives with the Australian Signals Directorate’s (ASD) Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC).
05 Oct 2021
Cyber Security Awareness Month 2021
October is Cyber Security Awareness Month.
01 Oct 2021
Microsoft introduces Exchange Emergency Mitigation service
Microsoft has launched a new optional protection for Microsoft Exchange servers.
16 Sep 2021
ACSC Annual Cyber Threat report 2020-21
The Assistant Minister for Defence, The Hon Andrew Hastie MP, released the Australian Cyber Security Centre’s Annual Cyber Threat Report 2020-21.
31 Aug 2021
ACSC cyber security challenge
Would you like to put your cyber incident response skills to the test?
25 Aug 2021
ACSC participation in Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT) Drill
The ACSC has joined international partners in the annual Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT) Drill.
17 Aug 2021
Boost your cyber defences with backups
Backing up your data is one of the best defences against ransomware attacks conducted by the opportunistic cyber criminals who continue to threaten Australian businesses, organisations, and families.
28 Jul 2021
U.S., U.K., and Australia Issue Joint Cybersecurity Advisory
Cyber Agencies Share Top Routinely Exploited Vulnerabilities
Joint advisory on top cyber vulnerabilities
The top 30 cyber security vulnerabilities exploited by malicious cyber actors since 2020 have been detailed in a joint advisory issued by the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) and counterpart cyber security agencies from the United States and the United Kingdom.
20 Jul 2021
Act now to defend against vicious cybercriminals
Cybercriminals are targeting Australians at an unprecedented level to steal sensitive information and money, including through business email compromise and ransomware attacks.
12 Jul 2021
Updated Essential Eight Maturity Model
Adversaries continually evolve their tradecraft to defeat preventative measures that organisations put in place. The ACSC is committed to providing cyber security advice that is contemporary, and effective. This includes regular updates to the Essential Eight Maturity Model.
15 Jun 2021
Australia is fighting back against ransomware
Australians continue to be targeted by cybercriminals through ransomware campaigns impacting multiple sectors across our economy.
17 May 2021
Critical Infrastructure Uplift Program (CI-UP)
ACSC’s Critical Infrastructure Uplift Program (CI-UP) will help to protect Australia’s essential services from cyber threats by raising the security levels of critical infrastructure organisations.
03 May 2021
Update your devices to keep cybercriminals out
Updating the software on electronic devices is one of the easiest and most important ways all Australians can defend against cybercriminals and be protected from online threats.
31 Mar 2021
ABC Radio interview with Head of ACSC
Abigail Bradshaw CSC, Head of Australian Cyber Security Centre, interview with Fran Kelly on ABC Radio National, 31 March 2021.
Back-up data to defend against cybercrime
On World Back-up Day, the Australian Government is urging businesses, organisations and individuals to back-up their digital information to protect themselves against compromise.
17 Mar 2021
Head ACSC Address to AISA Cyber Conference 2021
'The Future of Cyber Security in Australia’ – Address by Abigail Bradshaw CSC, on 15 March 2021 Canberra Convention Centre.
25 Feb 2021
Multi-factor authentication for stronger cyber protection
Australians are being urged to strengthen proof of identity protections to help stop cybercriminals gaining unauthorised access to online information and accounts.
23 Feb 2021
IRAP training partnership
The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) is partnering with organisations in South Australia and the ACT to deliver cyber security assessment training services for Australian business and organisations.
10 Feb 2021
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 from 1 January to 31 December 2020.
09 Feb 2021
Safer Internet Day 2021
Safer Internet Day on 9 February 2021 aims to raise awareness of emerging online issues and share strategies everyone can use for staying safe online.
19 Jan 2021
Staying secure online during back-to-school shopping
Parents are being urged to be vigilant while shopping online for school essentials this month, with back-to-school shopping opening up opportunities for cybercriminals to strike.
15 Dec 2020
Information Security Registered Assessor Program (IRAP)
The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) is further enhancing cyber security assessment and training, improving cyber skills, and creating new cyber careers for Australians through the Information Security Registered Assessor Program (IRAP).
18 Dec 2018
Cyber Incident Management Arrangements for Australian Governments
Australia’s Cyber Incident Management Arrangements (CIMA) outlines the inter-jurisdictional coordination arrangements and principles for Australian governments’ cooperation in response to national cyber incidents.
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