Cybersecurity Services

Build a solid security defence to protect against cyber attacks

Data breaches and ransomware attacks have increased by a whopping 2500% in 2017 according to a Carbon Black report. Your business needs to strengthen its cybersecurity defence or you risk becoming the next ransomware or hacking victim.

Professional Advantage can help you get started with protecting and securing your business from future cyber threats by providing you with in-depth security reviews and assessments, basic security protocols, vulnerability scans and data protection tools.

Understand the current landscape

  • 2017 Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) Threat Report
    The findings state that data breach incidences are increasing at an alarming rate. Read the excerpt of the report and an infographic summary here. Read more
  • Notifiable Data Breach (NDB) scheme and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
    These are new regulations that many Australian businesses will have to comply with. Here’s a list of quick action items you need to do now. Read more

 

Security Assessment and Strategy

Professional Advantage’s Cyber Security Offerings

  1. Essential Eight Mitigation Strategies
  2. Network and Server Vulnerability Scan
  3. Information Systems Security Review
  4. Azure Information Protection (AIP)

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‘ESSENTIAL EIGHT’ STRATEGIES TO MITIGATE CYBER SECURITY INCIDENTS

The Essential Eight is a baseline risk mitigation strategy recommended by the Department of Defence’s intelligence agency known as the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD). Implemented correctly, Essential Eight can mitigate cybersecurity risks for your organisation.

Professional Advantage has been delivering identity and access management solutions to Australian businesses for over a decade. Our in-depth experience and cybersecurity experts can help you put Essential Eight in place.

 

Application Whitelisting 

Application Whitelisting 

Allow only trusted and approved applications to run on your network.

Application Patching

Application Patching

Determine patching procedures and levels for popular web browsers, Microsoft Office, Oracle Java and PDF viewers.

Operating System Patching

Operating System Patching

Determine existing patching systems, patching schedules and server/workstation patching compliance. 

Restriction of Administrative Privileges

Restriction of Administrative Privileges

Review admin privileges on specific IT systems. These 4 round up the ‘Top 4’ mitigation strategies 

Configuration of Office Macros

Configuration of Office Macros

Review Office macros and check current macro policies 

User Application Hardening

User Application Hardening

Ensure that unauthorized applications will not be utilised.

Multi-factor Authentication

Multi-factor Authentication

Review existing MFA and if remotely accessible 

Review Backups

Review Backups

Determine RTO/RPO, retention period, online/offline backups, offsite storage location and test restoration schedule 

NETWORK & SERVER VULNERABILITY SCAN

Proactively scan your environment against thousands of different potential security risks. Our Network and Server Vulnerability Scan services use security toolkits that scan your network and uncover vulnerabilities, including on-premises systems and vulnerability assessment of Office 365 deployments.

A result of this scan will provide you with an overview of prioritisation and which systems need patching. Our Network and Server Vulnerability Scan services include:

Network Configuration Review

Network Configuration Review 

Installation and Configuration of Vulnerability Scanner

Installation and Configuration of Vulnerability Scanner 

SSL Certificate Check for Public Websites

SSL Certificate Check for Public Websites 

Reporting

Reporting

INFORMATION SYSTEMS SECURITY REVIEW

Every organisation is unique and threats vary based on the specific industry and work culture, hence our solution is built to identify and address vulnerabilities most prevalent in your industry. Our Information Systems Security Review is an in-depth and comprehensive review of all your systems that follows a security framework that protects your business from the ever-evolving cybersecurity threats.

Our information systems security review includes:

Asset Discovery and Classification

Asset Discovery and Classification

Threat Analysis

Threat Analysis

Vulnerability Identification

Vulnerability Identification

Control Analysis

Control Analysis

Risk Determination

Risk Determination

Control Roadmap

Control Roadmap

Azure Information Protection

Simplify the way you protect your sensitive business data, be it your documents or emails shared internally or externally. Microsoft Azure Information Protection (AIP) is a cloud-based platform that helps you classify, label and protect your organisation’s sensitive data using a simple and intuitive end-user interface and IT policies.

AIP allows you to:

  • Utilise recommended or automatic classification and labeling of sensitive data
  • Protect your data using encryption, authentication and use rights
  • Track and report on document usage
  • Share data with third party safely and securely
  • Consistent protection across all devices of your users – Android, iOS, Windows
  • Save on licensing costs if you are an existing Office 365 E3 or E5 subscriber

Rely on Professional Advantage for a solid cybersecurity risk management strategy

Your systems and data will continuously be a prime target of cybercriminals as they become more technologically savvy and persistent. Take a holistic approach to your data protection and security strategies to give you the peace of mind that you deserve.

Download our service brochure for more information on our Cybersecurity Services or contact us at 1800 126 499.

Cyber Security Blogs

Compliance is one of the major concerns for most businesses we speak to and with the ever changing IT landscape, it is becoming increasingly hard for...
During our recent June Security event, we talked about Australian Signal Directorate’s Essential Eight Strategies, as a recommended baseline to...
Data protection is important, regardless of an organisation’s size. Any information that a company stores digitally needs to be secured and protected...