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Cyber security

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Papers and reports​​

Industry Advisory Committee Annual Report 2022

On 23​ August 2022, the Committee announced its second annual report on Australia's Cyber Security Strategy 2020: Cyber ​Security Industry Advisory Committee Annual Repor​t 2022​. The Chair of the Committee announced​ the report at the National Press Club, following the Committee’s eleventh meeting.

The report provides an updated assessment of progress on the implementation of Australia's Cyber Security Strategy 2020 over the 2021-22 financial year, and makes recommendations on immediate areas for focus and prioritisation in the cyber landscape.​

I​ndustry Advisory ​Committee paper on Cryptocurrency

On 2​ March 2022, the Industry Advisory Committee released its third thought piece: Exploring Cryptocurrency.

This paper explores the cyber security and cyber crime implications of cryptocurrency an​d how these risks could be better mitigated for Australians.

For more information, see the Industry Advisory Committee’s media release.

Industry Advisory Committee paper on Hybrid Working

On 17 November 2021, the Industry Advisory Committee released its second thought piece: ​Back to Business: Recognising and reducing cyber security risks in the hybrid workforce.​

This paper explores the cyber security implications of the shift to a hybrid work environment during COVID-19, and how this impacts the risk of cyber attack.​

For more information, see the Industry Advisory Committee’s media release.

Industry Advisory Committee Annual Report 2021

​On 15 July 2021, the Committee released its first annual report on Australia's Cyber Security Strategy 2020: Cyber Security Industry Advisory Committee Annual Report 2021​​​. The Chair of the Committee announced​ the annual report at the National Press Club.

The report provides a high-level assessment of progress on the implementation of Australia's Cyber Security Strategy 2020​ to date, and makes recommendations on areas for focus in the cyber threat environment over the next year.​

​​​Industry Advisory Committee paper on Ransomware

On 10 March 2021, the Committee released its first public thought piece:​ ​ Locked Out: Tackling Australia’s ransomware threat​.

This paper builds awareness and provides advice for all Australians and their businesses on navigating the current ransomware threat landscape, including how best to protect themselves from ransomware attacks.​