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Five Eyes on the cyber beat

Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States have reaffirmed a collective resolve to protect us from cyber criminals. Home Affairs, Homeland Security, Public Safety and Immigration Ministers from the Five Eyes countries met on the … read more

A new approach to cyber security in Australia

Threats to our cyber safety and security are intensifying as cyber criminals target our homes, businesses, phones and computers, infrastructure and community. Now working from new purpose-built headquarters, the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) is … read more

New Intel recommendations for L1TF vulnerability

Intel has released new recommendations for processors affected by a vulnerability called L1 Terminal Fault (L1TF) to help you protect yourself against the theft of information. These vulnerabilities, if not protected against, could in some circumstances let … read more

New Google Chrome update to highlight website security

A new version of Google Chrome is now available that marks websites that don’t use HTTPS encryption as ‘not secure’. The ACSC advises all website owners to configure their website to serve web content only via the encrypted HTTPS protocol, and not via the … read more

PageUp data incident

Joint statement on the PageUp Limited data incident On Friday 1 June 2018 PageUp Limited, an online recruitment services organisation, notified their customers about a data incident in relation to the integrity of their systems proactively informing of a … read more

First Joint Cyber Security Centre opens in Western Australia

Last week the Attorney-General, the Hon Christian Porter, officially opened the Perth Joint Cyber Security Centre (JCSC), the first centre of its kind to open in the West. The Head of the ACSC, Alastair MacGibbon, welcomed guests including the Chair of the … read more