With an ever increasing threat to government information, the department is responsible for increasing awareness of cyber threats among South Australian Government employees and the broader community.

The South Australian Government works with national and state cyber security bodies to build a robust and resilient public sector.

Here are some useful resources.

Protect yourself from cybercrime

Increase your awareness of cyber security threats, recognising and avoiding common types of cyber crime.

Learn about cybercrime

Protect yourself from spam

Public Wi-Fi hotspots: handy tips

A guide to apps & in-app purchases

Staying safe online

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Keeping your kids safe

Learn how to protect yourself and family members from cybercrime.

9 tips to safeguard your family’s smartphones

Teach your kids how to stay safe online

Do you know what your kids are saying online?

Keeping kids safe online

Some Android games monitor your child's location: SSO Alert Priority Moderate

Current cyber security threats

Stay Smart Online provides timely information on how home internet users and small businesses can protect themselves from, and reduce the risk of cyber security threats such as software vulnerabilities, online scams, malicious activities and risky online behaviours.

Visit Stay Smart Online for the latest cyber security threats.

Sign up to the free Alert Service.

Report a Cybercrime

Report a cybercrime by visiting the Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network (ACORN). This online system allows people to securely report cybercrime instances and online incidents which may breach Australian law.

Report a cybercrime by going to the Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network (ACORN) website.

Australian Cyber Security Centre

The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) is the Australian Government’s lead on national cyber security. It brings together cyber security capabilities from across the Australian Government to improve the cyber resilience of the Australian community and support the economic and social prosperity of Australia in the digital age.

See the Australian Cyber Security Centre programs and advice.


Australia.gov.au puts you on the right path by linking to information and services on around 900 Australian government websites as well as selected state and territory resources. It is primarily for the public and is a trusted source of government information.

Visit Australia.gov.au.