Computer hackers

19 April 2017

The aim of this survey is to gain an understanding of how ready Australian organisations are to prevent and respond to cyber threats.

Audio interview
13 January 2017

Dr Tobias Feakin, Australia’s Ambassador for Cyber Affairs, says Australia is a target for cyber espionage, but he has not singled out any specific nation as a threat.

6 January 2017

This report is a declassified version of a highly classified assessment that has been provided to the President and to recipients approved by the President.

12 October 2016

This is the second Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) Threat Report.

9 April 2016

Sets out the Australian Government’s philosophy and program for meeting the dual challenges of the digital age—advancing and protecting interests online.

23 February 2016

Based on customer data, this report details trends across email, social media platforms and mobile applications to reveal attacker behaviors.

29 July 2015

This report argues that the number, type and sophistication of cyber security threats to Australia and Australians are increasing.

7 October 2013

This commercial research describes the unique characteristics of cyber attack campaigns waged by governments worldwide and is aimed at security professionals in order to better identify their...

Audio program
13 August 2012

Hacking. We often think of it happening to companies or governments. But it also happens to ordinary people.


25 November 2010

Australians are now sharing more personal information online with friends, family and the broader community. This paper presents the Government's response to the potential safety and security...