Cybersmart provides activities, resources and practical advice to help young kids, kids, teens and parents safely enjoy the online world. Cybersmart also offers training and resources for schools and materials for library staff.
This site is designed to help home users and small businesses to stay smart online. It has simple advice on how to secure computers, transact and interact safely online and provides access to a range of information and resources including helpful top tips, fun quizzes, and guides.
CERT Australia is Australia’s official national computer emergency response team (CERT). CERT Australia is the initial point of contact for cyber security incidents impacting upon Australian networks. It works with the private sector in identifying critical infrastructure and systems that are important to Australia’s national interest and provides organisations with information and assistance to help them protect their infrastructure from cyber threats and vulnerabilities.
Security in cyberspace is a major issue for both business and individuals. Provides links to major initiatives to protect home users, students and small business from electronic attacks and fraud.
The Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy page provides information about the Australian Government's cybersafety commitment to combat online risks and help parents and educators protect children from inappropriate material.
The Easy Guide to Socialising Online provides information on how internet users can protect themselves and their information when using social networking sites, search engines and online games.
Links to Australian Government initiatives to improve online security and fraud awareness. Includes links to information on online content regulation, online gambling and spam.
OnSecure provides public access to resources and information for Internet users seeking advice about information security. OnSecure also has a private area, which is for government access only.
This publication brings together information and advice from a range of Australian Government departments and agencies, in one handy booklet, to help all Australians stay safe and secure when using the internet - whether dealing with scams, spam, banking or bullying.
SCAMwatch, by the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC), provides information to consumers and small business about how to recognise, avoid and report scams. If you lose money to a scam, it is unlikely that you will be able to recover your loss. Prevention is definitely a better option when it comes to scams.
Contains information for consumers and businesses about compliance with the Spam Act, reducing the amount of spam you receive, boosting internet security, avoiding email scams, protecting children online, making a spam report or complaint and the steps the Australian government is taking to combat spam. Also links to the SpamMATTERS reporting system that allows users to simultaneously delete their spam and report it to ACMA with one click of their mouse.
ThinkUKnow is an Internet safety program delivering interactive training to parents, carers and teachers through primary and secondary schools across Australia using a network of accredited trainers. Created by the UK Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre, ThinkUKnow Australia has been developed by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Microsoft Australia.
The Trusted Information Sharing Network (TISN) for Critical Infrastructure Resilience provides an environment where business and government can share vital information on security issues relevant to the protection of our critical infrastructure and the continuity of essential services in the face of all hazards.