Australian Cyber Security Centre

Six myths about government cyber security

Australia is not alone in confronting malicious cyber attacks. Many governments face similar threats and can learn from each other’s approaches and the technologies they are deploying. First, there are several myths public agencies need to get over if they are to build deep resilience against cyber attack. Ari Weil, a US cyber technology expert and the strategic product leader at Akamai explains. Read More

Why Azure is a gamechanger for government

Agencies have for years played on the margins of cloud, only to find choices and progress constrained amid concerns over security, sovereignty, governance and resilience. Microsoft Azure’s launch for government coupled with its official ASD rating as a ‘Protected’ level provider changes that -- big time. Read More

Cybersecurity: Island Australia collapses

Australian government agencies and organisations have typically prepared for massive electronic attacks from overseas.  But that’s changed. New data showing a major increase in locally launched cyber attacks shows the real threats are now close to, or at home. Just look inside your smart TV. Read More