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.


Federal Government continued urging Australians to lodge confidential census forms online knowing the site was hacked hours ago - Herald Sun

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

THE Census cyber attack causing the website meltdown was covered up for hours while Federal Government officials continued to urge Australian to lodge their confidential forms online. Read more

What is a denial of service attack? - ABC Radio

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

The Australian Bureau of Statistics pulled down its census website last night after it was subject to "four denial of service attacks". Read more

Exclusive: SMS spies target jetsetting public servants to steal state secrets - Daily Telegraph

Friday, 29 July 2016

FOREIGN spies are targeting jetsetting public servants to steal state secrets, forcing a ban on ministers and top bureaucrats from sending text messages or chatting in public places. Read more

Pokemon Go prompts privacy concerns - SBS

Thursday, 14 July 2016

The popularity of Pokemon Go has raised security concerns after the app accessed users' personal information, prompting the Australian privacy commissioner to intervene. Read more

Big Foot – Your Digital Footprint and Data

Thursday, 26 May 2016

You are under surveillance right now, and it’s mostly voluntary. In fact, everything you view on the Internet—everything you share, every transaction you make, every shred of digital data—becomes a part of what’s called a “digital footprint”, a mass trail of personal information that’s nearly impossible to quantify or neatly define. Read more