IMPENETRABLE CYBERSECURITY FROM AN AUSTRALIAN MSP

The Australian Signals Directorate Essential 8

As a trusted managed services provider, Invotec is dedicated to implementing the strongest foundational cybersecurity framework to protect Australian organisations from modern Cyber Threats. This is the key to securing your company’s valuable data and assets.
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OVERVIEW

What is the ASD Essential 8?

The Essential 8 is a prioritised list of mitigation strategies released by the Australian Signals Directorate to assist organisations in protecting their systems against a range of adversaries

Don't compromise your business reputation or your company's secrets!

SOLUTIONS

What are the 8 Key Pillars?

Application Control

Prevent execution of unapproved/malicious programs including .exe, DLL, scripts (e.g. Windows Script Host, PowerShell and HTA) and installers

Microsoft Office Macros

Block macros from the internet, and only allow vetted macros either in ‘trusted locations’ with limited write access or digitally signed with a trusted certificate.

Application Patching

e.g. Flash, web browsers, Microsoft Office, Java and PDF viewers. Patch/mitigate computers with ‘extreme risk’ vulnerabilities within 48 hours. Use the latest version of applications.

User Application Hardening

Configure web browsers to block Flash (ideally uninstall it), ads and Java on the internet. Disable unneeded features in Microsoft Office (e.g. OLE), web browsers and PDF viewers

Administrative Privileges

Operating systems and applications based permissions on user duties. Regularly revalidate the need for privileges. Don’t use privileged accounts for reading email and web browsing.

Operating System Patching

Patch/mitigate computers (including network devices) with ‘extreme risk’ vulnerabilities within 48 hours. Use the latest operating system version. Don't use unsupported versions.

Multifactor Authentication

Including for VPNs, RDP, SSH and other remote access, and for all users when they perform a privileged action or access an important (sensitive/high-availability) data repository

Daily Backups

Important new/changed data, software and configuration settings, stored disconnected, retained for at least three months. Test restoration initially, annually and when IT infrastructure changes

SOLUTIONS

The Essential 8 Solution

Invotec can leverage the latest technology and services to Audit, Report, Recommend or implement an ASD Essential 8 compliance strategy for your organisation. Our QUANTEX™ Secure platform is Essential 8 Compliant and will enhance your organisational security posture.

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