ACSC programs and advice are being migrated to (see sidebar)


In July 2018 the ACSC became part of the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD), which became a statutory agency. Australian Government cyber security expertise from CERT Australia and the Digital Transformation Agency moved into the ACSC.

These changes are part of the government's national security reform package to enhance the cyber security support and services the government provides to industry, government and the community.

The Stay Smart Online Small Business Guide helps you put in place some basic online security practices. It only takes a few minutes to read through the five easy steps, developed in collaboration with ANZ Bank, Australia Post, Commonwealth Bank, National Australia Bank, Westpac and Telstra.

CERT Australia was the main point of contact for cyber security issues affecting Australian businesses. CERT advice and support are now delivered through the ACSC. Former ASD and CERT services are now delivered by the ACSC, and we are working on consolidating our online services and advice into one website.

In August 2018 ACSC launched a new website,, to reflect its new organisation.

Cyber security programs and advice are being migrated to Information and advice on this site remains current.

Reports help the ACSC to develop a better understanding of the threat environment and will assist other organisations who are also at risk.

Cyber security incident reports are also used in aggregate for developing new defensive policies, procedures, techniques and training measures to help prevent future incidents.

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