Media and Resources

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7/3/2022

Response to the ACCC’s Digital Platform Services Inquiry, Discussion Paper for Interim Report No.5: Updating competition and consumer law digital platform services

The CSCRC’s response to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) Digital Platform Services Inquiry, Discussion Paper for Interim Report No. 5: Updating competition and consumer law for digital platform services.

22/2/2022

Response to the Department of Home Affairs – Security Legislation Amendment (Critical Infrastructure Protection) Bill 2022 – Exposure Draft and Explanatory Document

The CSCRC’s response to the Department of Home Affairs regarding its Security Legislation Amendment (Critical Infrastructure Protection) Bill 2022 (the Bill) – Exposure Draft and Explanatory Document.

16/2/2022

PJCIS review of the Security Legislation Amendment (Critical Infrastructure Protection) Bill 2022

The CSCRC’s response to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security’s (PJCIS) review of the Security Legislation Amendment (Critical Infrastructure Protection) Bill 2022.

11/2/2022

Response to the Department of Home Affairs – Reform of Australia’s electronic surveillance framework discussion paper

The CSCRC’s response to the Department of Home Affairs regarding its Discussion Paper into Reform of Australia’s electronic surveillance framework.

11/2/2022

REPORT: HOW SMALL BUSINESSES CAN BUILD CYBER STRENGTH AND SMARTS

Small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) are the lifeblood of Australia’s economy, comprising more than 90 per cent of the economy. However, when it comes to cyber security uplift, the sector faces many challenges. An Australian-first pilot project carried out by the CSCRC, in collaboration with CyberCX and CSIRO’s Data61 has identified common weaknesses in organisations and offers practical solutions to help overcome some of the barriers.

2/12/2021

Cloud Control: What the cloud is, what it does and how it can be securely adopted

Cloud technologies are widely used, benefitting all sectors of the Australian economy, yet many don’t understand how they work. This report explains what the cloud is, what it does and how it can be safely and securely adopted.

1/11/2021

CSCRC ransomware campaign drives awareness

Ransomware attacks across Australia continue to bring businesses to their knees, causing massive disruptions and costing millions to remediate. Alarmingly, however, most Australians have a limited understanding of how ransomware attacks occur, which is why the Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre (CSCRC) has launched a new awareness campaign, Be aware of ransomware.

12/10/2021

Cyber insurance driving ransomware threat, says CSCRC

While cyber insurance can play a positive role in uplifting cyber security, the payment of ransoms by insurers should be banned, according to a new Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre (CSCRC) policy paper.

11/10/2021

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.