Cyber security resources for businesses

CERT Australia is the national computer emergency response team. Established in 2010, CERT is the primary government contact point for major Australian businesses to:

  • Receive and respond to cyber security incident reports
  • Receive support and advice in responding to and mitigating cyber incidents
  • Monitor cyber security incidents or attacks to develop a threat picture
  • Provide advice and alerts to its partners to enhance their cyber security resilience.

Visit the CERT Australia website for useful resources and advice relating to cyber security. This includes:

  • The Stay Smart Online program – provides information on how small businesses can protect themselves from, and reduce the risk of, cyber security threats
  • Stay Smart Online also has a Small Business Guide that outlines good online security practices and easy steps to protect customer and supplier information entrusted to your business
  • To report a cyber crime incident go to the Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network (ACORN) – a national online system to help businesses and individuals securely report cyber crime

For more information on services please visit the CERT Australia website.