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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.


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.


PJCLE inquiry into law enforcement capabilities in relation to child exploitation

The CSCRC’s response to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement’s inquiry into law enforcement capabilities in relation to child exploitation.


Safety vs Security: An Asymmetrical Opportunity for RWE in Australia

Dr Teagan Westerndorf discusses the importance of balancing security and liberty in a democracy, but recognises that concerns in the current climate are fuelled by growing mistrust in government among parts of Australian communities.


ASPI webinar: Exfiltrate, extort, encrypt

CSCRC Rachael Falk and Director of Corporate Affairs Anne-Louise Brown discuss their ASPI ransomware policy brief, Exfiltrate, extort, encrypt, with Fergus Hanson, Director of ASPI’s International Cyber Policy Centre.


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.


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.


Cyber-Enabled Extremism in Australia

CSCRC CEO Rachael Falk discusses the key role in the internet and international links play in fostering terrorism and radicalisation in Australia.