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  • Cyber Security Stakeholder Group key messages February 2019

    The Cyber Security Stakeholder Group meeting was held on 26 February 2019.


    It was noted that the ATO's partnership deed with the Joint Cyber Security CentreExternal Link (JCSC) was recently finalised. The ATO looks forward to strengthening relationships with the Australian Cyber Security Centre and private and public sectors through the JCSC in capital cities.

    The 2018 annual ATO impersonation scam intelligence report and the latest OAIC Notifiable Data Breach Scheme quarterly reportExternal Link (1 January to 31 March 2019) were discussed.

    An update was presented to the membership group on the work being undertaken within the ATO to implement e-Invoicing. Cyber vulnerabilities and mitigations within e-invoicing were raised and discussed.

    Case studies

    The group received briefings on the recent Parliament House compromise and global compromise of some Managed Service Providers (MSP's).

    The ATO shared recently published documents created by the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) to provide simple and practical advice for businesses to ensure their MSP is protecting their systems and data to an acceptable level.

    • How to manage network security when engaging MSPs
    • Simple and practical questions that businesses can ask their MSPs
      Last modified: 17 Sep 2019QC 60123