The Petya ransomware outbreak in June significantly affected Maersk's container shipping operations and is estimated to have cost the company up to $300m.
Reforms are being introduced to stamp out money laundering and terrorism financing.
The Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet's Cyber Resilience Taskforce is discussing the creation of a cybersecurity charter to define good practice cybersecurity service standards.
Australian organisations with internet-configurable routers and switches are being targeted by cybercriminals seeking to compromise their networks, the ACSC has warned.
APT28, the cyber espionage group believed to be sponsored by the Russian government, has been found targeting hotel guests in Europe and the Middle East through a new malware campaign.
ASIC has advised users of its registry service to watch out for a wave of scam emails purporting to be from the securities regulator, attempting to trick victims into clicking a malicious link.
Digital iD technology will be rolled out by Australia Post across various companies and government departments.
The NSW government will gain access to some of the country's best data scientists under a new agreement with Data61.
Cybercrime is now the world's seventh biggest economic threat, costing Australia an estimated $16 billion over the next decade.
Some 22% of Australian SMBs suffering a ransomware attack had to suspend operations as a result, and the financial impact of this is often greater than the size of the ransom being demanded.
A recent analysis of more than 45 million emails cleared by participating organisations' existing email security controls found that nearly a quarter were spam, dangerous file types, malware or impersonation attacks.
As use of iOS in the enterprise grows, Apple devices are becoming increasingly popular targets for cybercriminals, with the number of exploits patched in Q1 exceeding the number discovered in all of last year.
The federal government has announced plans to establish a new Home Affairs super portfolio modelled after the UK's Home Office, as well as a new Office of National Intelligence.
Minister for Justice Michael Keenan has reaffirmed the government's commitment to tackling all forms of cybercrime.