The Centre for Internet Safety is hosted within the Faculty of Business, Government & Law at the University of Canberra.  The University of Canberra is Australia's capital university and focuses on preparing students for a successful and rewarding career.

About CIS

The Centre for Internet Safety at the University of Canberra was created to foster a safer, more trusted Internet by providing thought leadership and policy advice on the social, legal, political and economic impacts of cybercrime and threats to cybersecurity.

We share our ideas and research via publications, roundtables, conferences, public speaking and media engagements as actionable insights for governments, businesses and individuals.  

Areas of focus

The Centre undertakes research to help better understand, qualify and quantify the issues arising from cyber crime and threats to cyber security.

We  focus on:

  • The impact of cyber crime on e‑Commerce, m-Commerce and business viability
  • The interaction between governments, businesses and consumers to reduce cybercrime and threats to cybersecurity
  • Policy and legal questions stemming from cybercrime and threats to cyber security