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Cyber Security Solutions

Helping to protect campuses from cyber threats

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Protect your campus networks, online assets, information and people from cyber threats

Recent cyber attacks and a number of high-profile incidents have put the Australian research and education sector in the spotlight. Attacks on universities, schools and research institutes are increasing. Our portfolio of integrated cyber security services is designed to help AARNet customers detect and manage cyber threats and improve the security posture of the sector.

Solutions purpose built for the research and education sector

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Watch this short (2.22 mins) video for an overview of AARNet's cyber security solutions

Security Operations Centre

The AARNet Security Operations Centre (SOC) provides the Australian research and education sector with a purpose-built suite of capabilities for managing cyber security incidents. Real-time monitoring and data analysis combined with incident coordination and remediation support helps protect your campus networks, assets and people from cyber threats.

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DDoS Protection

Our DDoS Protection managed service is a cost-effective solution for safeguarding your institution’s internet services, information and assets from DDoS attacks. Or system efficiently detects, filters and mitigates attacks well before they reach your campus network. The service includes 24/7 proactive monitoring, detection and mitigation.

How AARNet DDoS Protection protects your institution

Early Warning System

The AARNet Early Warning System (EWS) monitors a handful of key online services for customers 24/7, such as public websites and learning management systems, to provide early notification of issues affecting performance and allow teams to respond quickly to incidents impacting network availability. This is an opt-in service that is free of charge for AARNet customers.

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Cyber Security for Schools

Protect your students from cyber threats while allowing them to access the digital content they need for learning. Our Cyber Security for Schools solution offers a set of integrated network and security services to help schools identify, mitigate and respond to cyber threats.

AARNet Cyber Security for Schools Service

Talk to a cyber security expert

Our team is here to answer your questions and help you choose solutions that are right for your institution.

Routing Security

With more and more academic and business functions moving to the cloud, routing security is now an important component of your institution's IT infrastructure. AARNet participates in Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS), a global initiative, supported by the Internet Society, that provides crucial fixes to reduce the most common routing threats.

Students rely on cloud based services


We’re collaborating with the sector, federal government and global partners to develop solutions and drive cyber security innovation.