17 January, 2023

Keeping the .au secure

The .au is an important part of Australia’s internet ecosystem. In fact, the Federal Government has deemed the .au domain name system (DNS) part of Australia’s suite of critical infrastructure alongside other networks, assets and services upon which Australians rely for social and economic wellbeing, such as energy and financial services.  
28 November, 2022

Five takeaways: Deciphering the DNS with the Cyber Security CRC

As administrators of the .au domain, auDA recognises the criticality of the domain name system (DNS) to modern society. To explore the importance of the DNS, we hosted a webinar in November 2022 with auDA CEO Rosemary Sinclair AM, auDA Internet Governance and Policy Director Jordan Carter, and Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre (Cyber Security CRC) CEO Rachael Falk. 
22 August, 2022

Build your cyber fitness with Cynch Security

According to the Australian Cyber Security Centre, cybercrime reports in Australia increased by 13 per cent in the 2020-21 financial year. In addition, the recently released Sophos State of Ransomware 2022 report showed that 75 per cent of Australian businesses are expecting to be hit by a cyberattack over the coming year. With cyber security such a critical issue for Australian businesses, we sat down with Susie Jones and Adam Selwood, founders of Cynch Security, a specialist cyber fitness advisor for Australian small businesses.
5 July, 2022

Cyberproof Australia’s small and medium businesses - small steps, big impact

Small businesses are not immune to cyber security incidents. The Australian Strategic Policy Institute, supported by auDA, created a tool called .auCheck, to help businesses quickly and easily check the security of their websites and empower businesses to uplift their Internet security practices.