• UN steps up on cyber-security

    Bart Hogeveen     |      March 28, 2021

    However slow and incomplete the process, the United Nations is making progress on the global fight to protect nations and economies from cyber-attacks.

  • Cyber-security comes to the fore

    Dawn Lo     |      August 19, 2020

    Our heavier reliance on technology has allowed malicious actors the opportunity to exploit individuals and businesses, say UNSW cyber experts.

  • Small business at the front line of cyber-security

    Alison Howe     |      August 7, 2020

    The Federal government’s new cybersecurity strategy includes welcome enhancements to the recognition of the vulnerability of the SME sector and a range of new initiatives.

  • Australia’s SMEs need a national cyber resilience strategy

    Alison Howe     |      July 12, 2020

    Improving the cyber resilience of thousands of small businesses would help strengthen the nation against serious cyber threats.

  • Preparing for the next computer virus

    Tim Watts     |      May 4, 2020

    The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the way we think about national resilience in the face of global crises. It’s shown us how disasters can cascade around an interconnected world and prompts consideration of what challenges may come.

  • Cybersecurity is a national priority

    Peter Dutton     |      November 26, 2019

    Improving Australia’s cybersecurity has never been more important to our economic prosperity and national security.

  • Tackling the cyber threat to satellites

    Malcolm Davis     |      November 19, 2019

    The Australian Defence Force depends heavily on satellite communications but these systems are increasingly vulnerable to attacks by hostile states and terrorist hackers.

  • Lessons from the ANU cyberattack

    Michael Shoebridge     |      October 6, 2019

    Australian National University Vice Chancellor Brian Schmidt’s public release of a detailed report on the damaging cyberattack on ANU systems and data marks a refreshing shift in behaviour on cybersecurity for Australian public institutions.

  • Cyber strategy 2.0

    Fergus Hanson     |      September 12, 2019

    Back in 2016, Australia launched its first national cybersecurity strategy and the government has just launched a discussion paper to kick off the public consultation on its successor.

  • The gray zone and ‘hybrid warfare’

    Andrew Dowse     |      June 21, 2019

    Our increasing connectivity and reliance on information technology is a vulnerability being targeted by two key threats: cyber attacks and the subversion of our democratic institutions.

  • Australia remains vulnerable to a catastrophic cyber attack

    Greg Austin     |      April 23, 2019

    Scott Morrison has taken credit for ‘stopping the boats’, but his government has failed to do anything meaningful to bolster cyber security and Labor isn’t offering anything better.

  • 6 ways to clean up online in 2019

    Elissa Redmiles     |      January 5, 2019

    Data breaches, malware attacks and microtargeted personalized advertising spoiled our “digital lives’ in 2018, but taking some simple steps can produce a better and safer online experience for us all this year.