PROTECTING AUSTRALIAN HOUSEHOLDS FROM CYBER CRIME

A re-elected Coalition Government will keep Australians’ data and personal information more secure by taking cyber security action in the rapidly growing ‘smart’ device market, as the number of smart products in Australian homes is expected to double between 2019 and 2024. New minimum cyber security standards will protect smart devices such as smart watches,…

Minister for Home Affairs – Transcript – Address to the Center for Strategic and International Studies – Washington DC

Topics: Safeguarding our values, principles and prosperity through cyber security. JIM LEWIS: Good morning to everyone. Welcome to CSIS. Australia is in a unique position; it’s a very close US ally with strong cybersecurity skills, but it’s the target of intense and hostile cyber activity from China and from sophisticated cybercriminals. Our speaker today is…

CONSULTATION ON REFORMS TO ENHANCE THE SECURITY OF AUSTRALIA’S CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE

The Morrison Government has commenced public consultation on proposed legislation designed to enhance the resilience of Australia’s critical infrastructure to security risks, including cyber-attacks. Minister for Home Affairs Karen Andrews said two concurrent public consultations were now underway as part of the Morrison Government’s commitment to engage with stakeholders, industry experts and the broader Australian…

MORRISON GOVERNMENT SUPPORT FOR RURAL AND REGIONAL VICTIMS OF CYBERCRIME AND ONLINE IDENTITY THEFT

Southeast Queenslanders continue to benefit from the Morrison Government’s record $1.67 billion investment in cyber security. The Glasshouse Mountains area will today benefit from a cyber-security outreach clinic that will increase the resilience of people in rural and regional areas to cybercriminals and support them to protect their data and online identify from theft. Minister…