Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre

The CSCRC develops cyber security capability and capacity to help keep Australia safe. We do this by developing innovative, real-world research and cultivating outstanding talent to solve pressing cyber security challenges.

Who we are

Impact of the CSCRC

Who we are, what we've achieved and what's ahead



Drones, cyber security and critical infrastructure

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Governing Through a Cyber Crisis

Cyber incident response and recovery for Australian Directors

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Poison the Well

AI, Data Integrity and Emerging Cyber Threats

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Power Out?

Solar inverters and the silent cyber threat

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Our Research

The CSCRC provides frank and fearless research and in-depth analysis of cyber security systems, the cyber ecosystem and cyber threats.

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Profiled Projects

Research with impact: Current projects

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Media & Resources

Stay up-to-date with all the news and views from the CSCRC.

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Exfiltrate, encrypt, extort

The global rise of ransomware and Australia’s policy options. This ASPI policy brief by the CSCRC’s Rachael Falk and Anne-Louise Brown explores how policy levers and incentivisation can help in Australia’s fight against the scourge of ransomware.

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Underwritten or Oversold?

How cyber insurance can hinder (or help) cyber security in Australia. This policy paper explores a number of issues related cyber insurance, with a focus on how it can hinder and help cyber security uplift across the Australian economy.

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We are privileged to gather on this Country and through this website to share knowledge with future generations.