Simple steps to be cyber secure

You can improve your cyber security to better protect yourself online.

First steps

Start with these 5 easy steps:

  1. update your device software
  2. turn on multi-factor authentication (MFA)
  3. back up your devices
  4. set secure passphrases
  5. watch out for scams.

Learn more on the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) website about how to:

Next steps

You may want to do more to protect your online security. Some of these links will take you away from myGov.

Help in more languages

Find translated information on the ACSC website. 

Page last updated: 23 August 2023