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Staying secure while on the move

Smart phone

Mobile devices are basically small portable computers. Just like your computer at home they can be hacked, infected with malware and, if unsecured, provide access to your personal or work information.

World Backup Day 2017

Backup cloud devices

World Backup Day is held annually to educate and remind people how important it is to regularly back up and preserve their precious data.

To click or not to click? Why link safety matters

Laptop use

Be wary of hyperlinks – don’t click on links in unexpected emails or messages from people or organisations you don’t know.
But what happens when the URL has been shortened?

Welcome to the new Stay Smart Online website!

People with devices

You will still be able to access all the resources from the previous Stay Smart Online website, including the Alerts, the Guides and Partner kits. 

How tough are your passwords?

Common passwords

It takes less than a second to break a weak or commonly-used password. How long would it take to break yours?

2016 Stay Smart Online Week targets cyber safety in the home and the office

The Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Cyber Security, Dan Tehan, at the launch of Stay Smart Online week

The Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Cyber Security, Dan Tehan, today called on all Australians to be proactive about their cyber security

The Stay Smart Online Alert Service

Have you ever received an email, text message or opened a website that didn't seem quite right?

Cyber safety from the lounge room to the board room

Stay Smart Online Week

2016 Stay Smart Online Week (SSO Week) is under three weeks away, with the annual cyber safety awareness campaign taking place from October 10-14.