Australia opens new national Cyber Security Centre facility

Published: Tuesday, 21 August 2018 07:11

The Australian Government has announced the opening of the new headquarters of the Australian Cyber Security Centre. This state of the art facility will help protect national critical infrastructure, businesses and the Australian public from cyber attacks.

The new Australian Cyber Security Centre will be the country’s central hub for cyber security information, advice and assistance. A global monitoring capability, equipped with advanced cyber threat detection and warning systems, will assist cyber resilience.

The Australian Cyber Security Centre forms a critical hub for the Joint Cyber Security Centres which are located in all of Australia’s state and territory capital cities.

Additionally, the associated new website will replace a number of Government cyber security websites and services, including ACORN and This step will provide businesses and individuals with one single place to report cybercrime and find advice on cyber security practices.