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Inquiry into Cyber Crime

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Terms of Reference

The Committee shall inquire into and report on the incidence of cyber-crime on consumers.

a) nature and prevalence of e-security risks including financial fraud and theft of personal information,
including the impact of malicious software such as viruses and trojans;

b) The implications of these risks on the wider economy:

c) Level of understanding and awareness of e-security risks within the Australian community.

d) Measures currently deployed to mitigate e-security risks faced by Australian consumers:

e) Future initiatives that will further mitigate the e-security risks to Australian internet users.

f) Emerging technologies to combat these risks.

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