Latest publications

The Australian Internet Security Initiative Report

Prior to July 2017, the Australian Internet Security Initiative (AISI) was administered by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), which undertook research in relation to the value and role of the program. The research consisted of 24 … read more

Cyber Security for Contractors (PDF)

This publication provides guidance for contractors in securing Australian Government information that they have been entrusted with. Cyber Security for Contractors (PDF) read more

Assessing Security Vulnerabilities and Applying Patches (PDF)

This publication provides guidance on the assessing security vulnerabilities and applying patches. Patching applications and operating systems are two of the eight essential mitigation strategies from the Strategies to Mitigate Cyber Security Incidents. … read more

ACSC Threat Report 2016

This is the second Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) Threat Report. It 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 … read more

2016 Australian Cyber Security Centre Survey

This is the first Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) Cyber Security Survey to look across both the government and private sectors in combination. It provides an overview of how prepared Australian organisations are to meet the growing cyber threat. … read more

2015 Cyber Security Survey: Major Australian Businesses

The 2015 Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) Cyber Security Survey of major Australian businesses was conducted to obtain a better picture of Australian organisations’ understanding of cyber threats and how they are positioned to secure their networks. … read more

ACSC Threat Report 2015

This report describes the range of cyber adversaries targeting Australian networks, explains their motivations, the malicious activities they are conducting and their impact, and provides specific examples of activity targeting Australian networks during 2014. … read more

Cloud Computing Security for Tenants (PDF)

This publication discusses the risks associated with cloud computing and provides guidance on suitable mitigation strategies. This publication is specifically tailored for tenants of cloud services. Cloud Computing Security for Tenants (PDF) read more

Cloud Computing Security for Cloud Service Providers (PDF)

This publication discusses the risks associated with cloud computing and provides guidance on suitable mitigation strategies. This publication is specifically tailored for cloud service providers. Cloud Computing Security for Cloud Service Providers (PDF) read more

CyberSense educational video

The CyberSense video is an educational tool for Australian government agencies. It informs staff about information security threats and the importance of taking information security seriously. CyberSense is presented in episodes, allowing you to customise the … read more

Cloud Computing Security Considerations (PDF)

This publication discusses the risks associated with cloud computing and provides guidance on suitable mitigation strategies. Cloud Computing Security Considerations (PDF) read more

Bring Your Own Device for Executives (PDF)

This publication provides high-level guidance for executives on the use of personal electronic devices within their organisations. Bring Your Own Device for Executives (PDF) read more