Cyber security

Alternate Term Label:
Computer security
Cybersecurity
Information technology security measures
Internet security
Report

Planning for the 2021 Census

The objective of this audit was to assess whether the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is effectively preparing for the 2021 Census.
Journal article

Deep learning in the construction industry: a review of present status and future innovations

The construction industry is known to be overwhelmed with resource planning, risk management and logistic challenges which often result in design defects, project delivery delays, cost overruns and contractual disputes. The overall aim of this article was to review existing studies that have applied deep...
Report

Partnership against cybercrime

This report presents the recommendations of the Partnership against Cybercrime Working Group as a first step towards establishing a global architecture for cooperation. The report argues that public-private partnership against cybercrime is the only way to gain an edge over cybercriminals. The report provides key...
Working paper

Beyond Huawei and TikTok: untangling U.S. concerns over Chinese tech companies and digital security

This paper traces one aspect of the 'securitisation' of technology policy in U.S.-China relations. It seeks to identify and disaggregate the main challenges facing policymakers who are troubled by China’s growing technological power, as expressed through the actual or potential effects of Chinese technology companies...
Policy report

Cyber-enabled foreign interference in elections and referendums

Over the past decade, state actors have taken advantage of the digitisation of election systems, election administration and election campaigns to interfere in foreign elections and referendums. This research identified 41 elections and seven referendums between January 2010 and October 2020 where cyber-enabled foreign interference...
Report

Cyber information sharing: building collective security

Over the past 10 years, significant strides have been made in facilitating better cyber information cooperation and sharing, including the emergence of a number of different operating models. This report examines barriers to the progress of greater information that will support the security and resilience...
Report

The Australian cyber security skills and jobs NSW study

In early 2020, the Australian Information Security Association (AISA) partnered with NSW Treasury to undertake a research project to identify potential cyber security skills gaps and look at the impact of COVID-19 on the local cyber security industry.
Report

Building Australian adults' confidence and resilience online

This report shows that while most Australian adults are confident in their ability to use online technologies, they are less confident about how to manage specific online risks. Notably, most adults see the need for online safety information, yet few search for or receive it.
Report

ACSC Annual cyber threat report: July 2019 to June 2020

This report identifies and describes key cyber security threats targeting Australian systems and networks, and provides a range of examples and real-world case studies of malicious activity targeting Australian networks, between July 2019 and June 2020. It provides mitigation advice that all Australians and organisations...
Report

The spectrum of encryption: safety and security considerations

Encrypted communications are becoming ubiquitous, while the global encryption policy landscape is fracturing. Policymakers around the world must adapt their approaches to balance safety, security and privacy more deftly, as national choices have international impact.