Stay Smart Online is the Australian Government's online safety and security website, designed to help everyone understand the risks and the simple steps we can take to protect our personal and financial information online.
12 May 2015
This year’s annual National Consumer Fraud Week campaign, ‘Get smarter with your data’, runs from 18 to 24 May 2015. SCAMwatch is asking Australians to think about the importance of protecting their personal information to safeguard themselves from identity theft.
22 Apr 2015
The theme for 2015 is Privacy everyday, it emphasises the need for organisations to embed privacy practices into business as usual processes, and for individuals and the community to think about how to protect privacy in their everyday lives.
24 Mar 2015
The risks we may be unaware of or not quite prepared for when we talk about children, safety and the digital world: Part I of a series on cybersecurity in early childhood education and care by Early Childhood Australia
10 Mar 2015
As part of the Australasian Consumer Fraud Taskforce, the Australian Institute of Criminology is conducting its annual consumer fraud survey. This snapshot of the public's exposure to consumer fraud helps improve prevention, detection and prosecution. Have you experienced fraud or some sort of scam attempt? Here's your chance to tell your story!
02 Mar 2015
Anyone can make a mistake online. Check out GoDigi – A National Digital Literacy Project to help people realise their online potential has published several amusing #digiconfessions that show that everyone has trouble with technology sometimes.
Do not respond to emails that ask you for a password or financial information.