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A National Cyber Partnership
1Deliver progress updates on the im-plementation of this Strategy Two purple circles - Completed Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
2Hold annual cyber security leaders’ meetings Two purple circles - Completed Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
3Streamline the government’s cyber security governance and structures Purple circle - Progress Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
4Sponsor research to better under-stand the cost of malicious cyber activity to the Australian economy Purple circle outline - Not scheduled to have commenced Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
Strong Cyber Defences – Detect, Deter and Respond
5In partnership with the private sector, establish a layered approach to cyber threat information sharing through: Two purple circles with one half closed - Strong Progress
  • partnerships between businesses and the government within the Australian Cyber Security Centre
Australian Cyber Security Centre
  • co-designed joint cyber threat sharing centres (initially as a pilot) in key capital cities; and
Attorney-General’s Department
  • a co-designed online information sharing portal.
Attorney-General’s Department
6Increase the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) Australia’s capacity Two purple circles with one half closed - Strong Progress Attorney-General’s Department
7Boost the Government’s capacity to fight cybercrime in the Australian Crime Commission Purple circle - Progress Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission
8Boost the Government’s capacity to fight cybercrime in the Australian Federal Police Purple circle - Progress Australian Federal Police
9Collaborate with Australian governments to ensure law enforcement officers receive the training they need to fight cybercrime across the nation Purple circle - Progress Australian Federal Police and Attorney-General’s Department
10Increase the Australian Signals Directorate’s capacity to identify new and emerging cyber threats to our security and improve intrusion analysis capabilities Purple circle - Progress Australian Signals Directorate
11Strengthen Defence’s cyber security capacity and capability, through initiatives in the 2016 Defence White Paper Two purple circles with one half closed - Strong Progress Department of Defence
12Expand the nation’s cyber incident management arrangements and exercising program Two purple circles with one half closed - Strong Progress Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet and Attorney-General’s Department
Strong Cyber Defences – Raise the Bar
13Co-design voluntary guidelines on good cyber security practice Purple circle - Progress Attorney-General’s Department
14Continue to regularly update the Australian Signals Directorate’s Strategies to Mitigate Targeted Cyber Intrusions Two purple circles - Completed Australian Signals Directorate
15Co-design voluntary cyber security ‘health checks’ for ASX100 listed businesses Two purple circles - Completed Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
16Support the Council of Registered Ethical Security Testers (CREST) Australia New Zealand to expand its range of cyber security services Purple circle - Progress Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
17Support small businesses to have their cyber security tested by CREST Australia New Zealand accredited providers Purple circle - Progress Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
18Improve government agencies’ cyber security through a rolling program of independent assessments of agencies’ implementation of the Australian Signals Directorate’s Strategies to Mitigate Targeted Cyber Intrusions Purple circle - Progress Australian Signals Directorate
19Improve government agencies’ cyber security through independent cyber security assessments for agencies at higher risk of malicious cyber activity that also helps those agencies address the findings Purple circle - Progress Australian Signals Directorate
20Improve government agencies’ cyber security through increasing the Australian Signals Directorate’s capacity to assess government agencies’ vulnerability, provide technical security advice and investigate emerging technologies Purple circle - Progress Australian Signals Directorate
21Develop guidance for government agencies to consistently manage supply chain security risks for ICT equipment and services Purple circle outline - Not scheduled to have commenced Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
Global Responsibility and Influence
22Appoint a Cyber Ambassador Two purple circles - Completed Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
23Publish an international engagement strategy on cyber security Two purple circles with one half closed - Strong Progress Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
24Champion an open, free and secure Internet to enable all countries to generate growth and opportunity online Two purple circles with one half closed - Strong Progress Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
25Partner internationally to shut down safe havens and prevent malicious cyber activity, with a particular focus on the Indo-Pacific region Purple circle - Progress Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
26Build cyber capacity in the Indo-Pacific region and globally, including through public- private partnerships Purple circle - Progress Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Growth and Innovation
27Establish a Cyber Security Growth Network to bring together a national cyber security innovation network that pioneers cutting edge cyber security research and innovation, through the National Innovation and Science Agenda: Two purple circles - Completed Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
28Boost Data61’s capacity for cyber security research, support to commercialisation of cyber security solutions, improving cyber security skills and deepening connections with international partners, through the National Innovation and Science Agenda Two purple circles with one half closed - Strong Progress Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
29Work with business and the research community to better target cyber security research to Australia’s cyber security challenges Purple circle - Progress Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
30Promote Australian cyber security products and services for development and export Two purple circles with one half closed - Strong Progress Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
A Cyber Smart Nation
31Partner with Australian governments, businesses, education providers and the research community in a national effort to develop cyber security skills: Two purple circles with one half closed - Strong Progress
  • establish academic centres of cyber security excellence in universities;
Department of Education and Training
  • introduce programs for all people at all levels in the workforce to improve their cyber security skills and knowledge, starting with those in executive-level positions;
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
  • continue to raise awareness in schools of the core skills needed for a career in cyber security;
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
  • understand and address the causes of low participation by women in cyber security careers; and
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
  • expand the government’s annual Cyber Security Challenge Australia to a broader program of competitions and skills development.
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
32Bring together and grow public and private sector cyber security awareness programs to make the best use of combined resources Two purple circles with one half closed - Strong Progress Attorney-General’s Department
33Work with other countries on cyber security awareness raising programs to deliver mutually bene cial outcomes Two purple circles with one half closed - Strong Progress Attorney-General’s Department