We develop cyber security capability and capacity to help keep Australia safe.
Who We Are
The CSCRC is dedicated to fostering the next generation of Australian cyber security talent, developing innovative projects to strengthen our nation’s security capabilities.
We build effective collaborations between industry, government and researchers, creating real-world solutions for pressing cyber-related problems.
We achieve this by identifying, funding and supporting research projects that build Australia’s cyber security capacity and address issues across the cyber spectrum, both technology and policy related.
The CSCRC also undertakes a key public role in cyber security advocacy, providing evidence-based commentary around relevant cyber security issues.
ABOUT THE CSCRC
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.
Cooperative Research Centres (CRCs) are collaborations between industry, government and academia. They offer a unique opportunity for Participants to bridge the gap between research and real-world applications, creating material solutions for sector-specific problems. CRCs drive innovations and help build Australia’s capability and capacity for the future.
The 2018 the CSCRC was awarded $50 million in Commonwealth funding over seven years. This funding is supplemented by contributions from industry, university and government agency Participants.
Build Outstanding Talent:
We build Australia’s cyber security capability and capacity by developing the next generation of talent.
Develop research with impact:
We drive collaboration between industry, governments and academia to generate relevant research that solves real-world problems.
Be an independent voice for cyber security:
We are recognised as a source of trusted advice regarding cyber security, helping demystify complex issues.
Multiply the impact of our work by operating effectively:
We aim to meet and exceed the expectations of Participants and the Commonwealth and be a responsible steward of resources.
BA(Hons), D.Litt, FAICD, FIPAA
CEO Business Council Australia, Independent, Non-Executive Director
BCom (UWA), EMBA (AGSM), MRM (UNSW), CA, FAICD
Independent, Non-Executive Director
Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research and Alfred Deakin Professor, Deakin University
Professor Helge Janicke
Deputy CEO and Research Director
Dr Surya Nepal
Deputy Research Director
Chief Operating Officer
Research Project Manager
Research Project Manager
Dr. Ian Martinus
Manager of Commercialisation and IP
Senior Corporate Affairs Manager
Head of Policy
Project Support Officer
Executive Assistant to CEO, Rachael Falk
Executive officer to the Deputy CEO and Research Director