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Practical ways to protect yourself online
Take control of your cyber security and reduce the impact of an attack
Update your devices
Making sure your devices are up to date is an easy way to boost your cyber security.
Set up and perform regular backups
Learn how to make a copy of your files so you don’t lose valuable data.
Turn on multi-factor authentication
It’s harder for people to guess your details when you have extra checks in place.
Set secure passphrases
Change your passwords to passphrases to improve your security online.
Recognise and report scams
How to recognise scams and what to do if you become a victim of one.
Watch out for threats
Learn how to identify common cyber attacks and defend yourself against them.
Level up your cyber security
Check out the following cyber security tips
Think about what you post online
Be mindful about what information you share online and who can access it. Once something is online, it can be nearly impossible to delete.
Get alerts on new threats
Sign up to our free alert service. You’ll receive an alert when we identify a new cyber threat. The alert service will also help you through what to do if an attack happens.
Talk about cyber security with your family and friends
Be generous and assist your older relatives. If you have a small business, upskill your staff by training and talking about cyber security.
Avoid public Wi-Fi when you’re banking or shopping online
If you are buying something or making a transaction online, do not use public Wi-Fi. Instead, use only a trusted Wi-Fi connection or mobile data.
Report cyber attacks and incidents to keep Australia secure
If you think you’re a victim of a cybercrime or security incident, report it via ReportCyber or over the phone on 1300 CYBER1.
Got mail? Check the sender’s name against their email address
Scam emails can seem real. One check is to ensure the sender's email matches the sender's name. If it doesn't, it may be a scam and you should report it and delete.