Tax office and immigration at risk of external cyber-attack, report says

In contrast, audit office says Department of Human Services, which includes Centrelink, is ‘cyber-resilient’

The immigration department and tax office have failed to properly protect themselves from external cyber-attacks despite promising to implement mandatory security strategies by last year.

The Australian National Audit Office released a follow-up report on government cybersecurity on Wednesday, which examined the Department of Immigration and Border Protection, the Australian Taxation Office, and the Department of Human Services.

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