The Essential 8 outlines the most important features and controls you need to protect your organisation:
|Application Whitelisting||Top 4||Mitigation strategies to prevent malware delivery and execution|
|Patching Applications||Top 4|
|Hardening Microsoft Office Macros settings|
|User Application Hardening|
|Restricting Administrative Privileges||Top 4||Mitigation strategies to limit the extent of cyber security incidents|
|Patching Operating Systems||Top 4|
|Daily Backups||Mitigation strategies to recover data and system availability|
How Shearwater can help:
It is important to understand and plan for any impact or changes your business will experience as a result of introducing the Essential 8. Similarly, your business will need to ensure that any changes to your ICT environment take into consideration the Essential 8’s role in protecting your assets.
Shearwater can assist with developing your Essential 8 strategy and technical implementation. Shearwater can also help you to understand the maturity of your Essential 8 implementation by completing a technical review, reporting against ASD’s Essential 8 Maturity Model.
What you’ll get:
- Visibility of your current Essential 8 security posture and where the gaps are
- Consulting advice to help you effectively implement Essential 8 related technologies
- A customisable review that can focus on key threats where you may have previously experienced cyber security intrusions
Why Shearwater? We offer outstanding customer service, fast response, on-time delivery,
transparency and constant communication throughout all of our engagements.
Get in touch and let us help you achieve your security goals.