First published: 23 Jun 2020
Last updated: 02 May 2023

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Individuals & families

In this ever-connected world, keeping your loved ones safe is more important than ever.

Digital technology is an integral part of our day-to-day lives. Whether it’s for work, school or leisure, being online keeps us connected no matter where we are.

But, with this connectivity, everyday Australians can be an easy target for cybercriminals.

Learning about cyber security doesn’t have to be daunting. We have developed resources that include simple steps on how to:

  • safeguard your personal data and devices
  • use the internet and apps securely
  • teach your family about cyber security
  • seek help if you or a loved one falls victim to cybercrime.

With our help, you can start taking steps today to protect you and your family from cyber threats. 

Check out the resources below for tips and activities for the whole family. 

Resources for families

Resources for children

CyberSprinters is an educational game for 7–11 year olds by the UK's National Cyber Security Centre. It also has interactive online security resources and activities. CyberSprinters gives children a head start on staying cyber secure by helping them to make smart decisions. You can play the game with your children and try the puzzles together at home. Find out more about CyberSprinters.

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