The Australian Cyber Security Centre has implemented an improved way for you to report cybercrime. The Cyber Issue Reporting System replaced the Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network (ACORN) on 30 June 2019
– monitor cyber threats across the globe 24 hours a day, seven days a week so we can alert Australians early on what to do.
– provide advice and information about how to protect yourself and your business online. When there is a cyber security incident, we provide clear and timely advice to individuals, small to medium business, big business and critical infrastructure operators.
– work with our business, government and academic partners and experts in Australia and overseas to investigate and develop solutions to cyber security threats.
– have a national footprint of Joint Cyber Security Centres where we collaborate with nearly 200 industry, government and academic partners on current cyber security issues. We also work with law enforcement authorities to fight cybercrime.
Primary functions: Privacy functions, conferred by the Privacy Act 1988, freedom of information functions Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act) and government information policy functions, conferred under the Australian Information Commissioner Act 2010 (AIC Act).