Computer hackers

Report

24 Sep 2018
120

For at least a decade and a half, Chinese hackers have conducted a widespread campaign of industrial cyber espionage, targeting private sector companies in an effort to steal intellectual property, trade secrets and other information that could help China become economically more competitive.

Guide

A guide to managing data breaches in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth)
19 Feb 2018
393

This guide aims to assist you in developing and implementing an effective data breach response. It outlines the requirements relating to data breaches in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Privacy Act), including personal information security requirements and the mandatory data breach reporting obligations of the...

Commentary

7 Nov 2017
121

The Panama Papers looked like the culmination of a new era for leakers — and then the Paradise Papers came along. But can we expect action to follow?

Report

10 Oct 2017
383

The 2017 threat report includes insights into how the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) works and highlights some of the ways in which we have both proactively and reactively responded to cyber threats.

Commentary

21 Jul 2017
100

This article argues that there needs to be more transparency, oversight and strong steps toward developing a robust framework of accountability for both the government and private spyware companies.

Discussion paper

Hangarau Matihiko
28 Jun 2017
43

The Ministry of Education now invites submissions on the draft Digital Technologies Hangarau Matihiko (DT HM) curriculum.

Report

29 May 2017
244

The 2016 US presidential election demonstrated the increasingly complex cyber and information environment in which democracies are operating.

Audio

25 May 2017
200

A 'hackathon' in Adelaide this weekend will look for digital solutions to help refugees settle in Australia.

Survey

19 Apr 2017
206

The Australian government has released this comprehensive cyber security survey, published by the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC), of Australian government and major businesses of national significance.

This report should be viewed as a companion to the ACSC 2016 Threat Report . Both reports...

Audio interview

13 Jan 2017
83

The new Ambassador for Cyber Affairs says Australia is a target for cyber espionage, but he has not singled out any specific nation as a threat.

As the United States is grappling with explosive findings that Russia engaged in hacking during the Presidential election,...

Report

6 Jan 2017
76

On December 9, 2016, President Barack Obama directed the Intelligence Community to conduct a full review and produce a comprehensive intelligence report assessing Russian activities and intentions in recent U.S. elections. We have completed this report and briefed President Obama as well as President-elect Trump...

Report

12 Oct 2016
210

The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) Threat Report continues to reflect the experience, focus, and mandates of the ACSC's member organisations. This report provides an insight into what the centre has been seeing, learning, and responding to, focusing on specific areas of change or new...

Report

23 Feb 2016
78

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

Executive summary

Life imitated art in 2015 as real-world cyber criminals every day applied the mantra of the anti-hero hacker of the...

Report

29 Jul 2015
258

The number, type and sophistication of cyber security threats to Australia and Australians are increasing. Due to the varied nature of motivations for cyber adversaries targeting Australian organisations, organisations could be a target for malicious activities even if they do not think the information held...

Report

21 May 2014
4

This document represents the process and reflections on the creation and curation of an open source 'texthack' for a media studies textbook for students in Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific. This document is provided as a resource for anyone contemplating a similar texthack project....

Audio

13 Aug 2012
223

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

Policy

25 Nov 2010
217

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 issues raised by this development.

This the Australian Government's official response to the report of the House...

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