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Curtin ICT for travel

Curtin is committed to building resilience to foreign interference and aims to protect the University Community from foreign risk in all its forms. International travel poses an increased foreign risk, including in the domain of cybersecurity.

Standard issue Curtin Information and Communications Technology (ICT) is not authorised to be taken to the following ‘specified international jurisdictions’:

  • Afghanistan
  • Belarus
  • China + SARs (Hong Kong and Macau)
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Mali
  • Myanmar
  • North Korea
  • Russia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Somalia
  • South Sudan
  • Sudan
  • Syria
  • Ukraine
  • Venezuela
  • Yemen
  • Zimbabwe

These jurisdictions have been assessed by Curtin to pose a heightened foreign risk or cybersecurity threat. Assessment is based on publicly identified cyber threats and advisories, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and United Nations Security Council sanctions, V-Dem and academic freedom indices, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade travel advice, and relevant World Trade Organisation Intellectual Property Disputes.

Unauthorised Curtin ICT identified in these countries will have access disabled as per the Curtin ICT Appropriate Use Procedures.

All staff and HDR students travelling to the specified international jurisdictions may borrow specifically designated Curtin Travel ICT after travel is approved through the Travel Operations Portal (TOP), bookings completed and a sufficient business need identified.

Please contact foreign.arrangements@curtin.edu.au with any queries or to organise Curtin travel ICT.
You may also contact foreign.risk@curtin.edu.au to schedule a pre-travel brief, as required.