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Cyber Security CRC and CSIRO Projects named winners at NSW IAWARDS

Two cutting-edge research projects led by the Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre and CSIRO’s Data61 have been recognised as winners at the New South Wales iAwards 2022.



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.


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.


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.


Game-Changing Data Privacy Tool to Shore Up Secure Data Sharing

A new online privacy tool will help Australian organisations assess the risk of data theft and help ensure targeted and effective cyber security protections are implemented.

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