Mitigate Cyber Security Risks

by implementing the Australian Signals Directorate’s Essential 8

Looking for an expert to help you address business risks associated with IT security? Then you’ve come to the right place! Professional Advantage’s team of senior consultants have prepared a security offering including key strategies defined by the Department of Defence's intelligence agency known as Australian Signals Directorate (ASD).

ASD has launched the ‘Essential 8’ strategies to help organisations mitigate cyber security incidents. 

Why do you need a Cyber Security Assessment & Strategy?

  • More than 4,000 ransomware attacks have occurred every day in the last 2 years and last year around 24% of Australian businesses experienced a ransomware incident which impacted their business
  • Identify network security gaps and vulnerabilities and assess threat defences to prevent costly security and data breaches in the future.
  • Data breaches can cause your organisation to lose business contracts or tarnish your reputation. 

 

Security Assessment and Strategy

Professional Advantage’s Cyber Security Offerings

  1. Essential 8 Mitigation Strategies Maturity Assessment
  2. Network and Server Vulnerability Scan
  3. Information Security Risk Assessment 

Strengthen your IT security strategy

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01 ‘ESSENTIAL 8’ STRATEGIES TO MITIGATE CYBER SECURITY INCIDENTS

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 

DOWNLOAD OUR CYBER SECURITY SERVICE BROCHURE

Interested to know more about our Cyber Security Services?  

Explore available security solutions that suit your business’ needs when you download our service brochure.

02 NETWORK & SERVER VULNERABILITY SCAN

As part of this engagement we identify security weaknesses in your environment from a technical standpoint. We use our security toolkit to scan your network and uncover vulnerabilities. This includes on-premises systems and vulnerability assessment of Office 365 deployments.  

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

03 INFORMATION SYSTEMS SECURITY REVIEW

Professional Advantage has been delivering identity and access management solutions to Australian businesses for over a decade. Our team of senior consultants have prepared a security framework to protect your business from the ever-evolving threats in the current IT security landscape. We understand every organisation is unique and threats vary based on the specific industry and work culture, hence our proposed solution is built to identify and address vulnerabilities most prevalent in your industry.

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

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