Data Exchange Update October 2023

National Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is National Cyber Security Awareness month. This year’s theme is ‘Be cyber wise– don’t compromise’.

There are 4 simple steps you can take to be cyber wise and significantly boost your cyber security:

  • Update your devices regularly
  • Turn on multi-factor authentication
  • Back up your important files
  • Use passphrases and password managers

If your organisation becomes aware of any security or privacy breaches you must notify your Funding Arrangement Manager as soon as possible, even if you do not believe it impacts the Data Exchange. For further information, please refer to the Data Exchange Protocols.

For more information on Cyber Security Awareness Month go to the Australian Signals Directorate website.

Data Exchange Planned Maintenance

There is a planned DEX system outage scheduled between 10pm Saturday 14 October and 10am Sunday 15 October 2023 AEDST. We encourage you consider entering your data outside of these times so that you are not impacted by the system outage.