Essential 8 Alignment

Securing your business with Wyntec’s Essential Eight alignment.

Comprehensive coverage for each element of the Essential Eight.

Effective cybersecurity isn’t just about tools; it’s about alignment. As organisations grow and their IT landscapes become increasingly complex, aligning to security frameworks like the Essential 8 becomes imperative. The Essential Eight consists of eight essential strategies that, when implemented effectively, provide strong protection against a wide range of cyber threats. These strategies are designed to mitigate common attack vectors and enhance an organisation’s overall cybersecurity posture.

Wyntec’s Essential 8 Alignment service ensures your business fulfils all Essential 8 requirements, encompassing assessment, implementation, and the highlighting of key solutions tailored for your needs. With Wyntec, you’re not just getting a service; you’re adopting a proactive approach to cyber threats.

WYN Essential8 Framework

Aligning with the Essential Eight

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Assessment

Wyntec’s experts start by assessing your current cybersecurity posture to identify gaps and vulnerabilities.

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Prioritisation

We then determine which of the Essential Eight strategies are most relevant to your organisation’s needs and risks.

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Implementation

We implement the selected strategies with careful planning and consideration of your organisation’s requirements.

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Monitoring & Maintenance

We continuously monitor your cybersecurity controls, update them as needed, and respond to emerging threats.

Wyntec’s Essential 8 Alignment Strategies

Application
Control

Control which applications can run on your systems, preventing unauthorised software from compromising your security.

Patch
Applications

Keep your software and operating systems up-to-date with the latest security patches to address known vulnerabilities.

Configure MS Office
Macro Settings

Limit the execution of macros in Microsoft Office documents to prevent malicious code execution.

User Application
Hardening

Restrict web browser functionality and enforce secure configurations to minimise the risk of malware infections.

Restrict Administrative Privileges

Limit access to sensitive systems and data, reducing the chances of unauthorised access and privilege escalation.

Patch Operating
Systems

Regularly update and patch your operating systems to address known security vulnerabilities.

Multi-Factor
Authentication

Require multiple forms of authentication for accessing critical systems and data, adding an extra layer of security.

Regular
Backups

Implement automated daily backups of important data to ensure quick recovery in case of data loss or ransomware attacks.

A Comprehensive Approach to Cybersecurity.

Take the proactive step with Wyntec and request a complimentary consultation with our expert advisors today!

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