BLUF

Australians need to reduce or prevent cyber-attacks, as the rate and sophistication of such attacks pose a significant risk to individuals and organisations.

Summary

 

Australia and its citizens are under constant cyber-attack, with one cybercrime every 10 minutes; costing Australia around $29 Billion per annum. According to the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) which is a subsidiary of the Australian Signals Directorate. The ACSC has come up with 60 key recommendations as part of Australia's Cyber Security Strategy 2020. They cover threats to :

  • Critical networks.

  • Small businesses.

  • Individuals.

Threats include: 

What we can do:

 

What do you think you can do personally to prevent cyberattacks from succeeding?

 

References

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