Individuals and small business

CERT Australia manages the Stay Smart Online program, which provides topical, relevant and timely information on how home internet users and small businesses can protect themselves from, and reduce the risk of, cyber security threats.

You can sign up to Stay Smart Online’s free alert service for easy to understand information about the latest threats and vulnerabilities in Australia, and how to address any risks to your devices or computer networks.

Stay Smart Online also has a Small Business Guide that outlines good online security practices.

It only takes a few minutes to read through the easy steps for the basics on how to protect the information entrusted to you by your customers and suppliers.

To report a cybercrime incident go to the Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network (ACORN)—a national online system to help businesses and individuals securely report cybercrime.

To report a scam or email spam go to SCAMwatch, MoneySmart or the Australian Communications and Media Authority