Securing your organisation in the digital age

The digital landscape is constantly evolving, and it’s crucial for organisations to stay ahead of the curve to protect themselves from cyber threats. The Essential 8 is a set of mitigation strategies developed by the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) to help organisations reduce their exposure to cyber threats. 

Nexon - Securing your organisation in the digital age
Nexon - Securing your organisation in the digital age

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By following these mitigation strategies, you can significantly reduce your risk of cyberattacks and protect critical information assets.

The ACSC essential 8

Nexon Essential 8 - Application control

Application control

The level of control and constraints you have over users’ applications.

Patch application

Refers explicitly to updating third-party applications. It focuses on applying security updates and patches as quickly as feasible.

Nexon Essential 8 - Configure Microsoft Office Macro Settings

Configure Microsoft Office Macro Settings

This refers to the amount of freedom your users have to run macros in Microsoft Office applications.

Nexon Essential 8 - User Application Hardening

User Application Hardening

Refers to the limitations in place on users’ applications. For example, ads should not be processed from web browsers and users should not be able to change these settings.

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Restrict Administrative Privileges

Place limits on access to systems and applications, meaning only privileged users will have Admin rights.

Nexon Essential 8 - Patch application

Patch Operating Systems

To ensure that OS patches, updates, and security mitigations for internet-facing services are applied within two weeks of release – or within 48 hours if an exploit exists.

Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)

This section involves enforcing MFA for all privileged access. Maturity starts by enforcing MFA for all users before they access internet-facing services and third-party providers.

Nexon Essential 8 - Daily Backups

Daily Backups

Ensure critical systems and information is securely backed up and readily available.

Nexon's security services provide you with peace of mind.

We work with your organisation to understand and define your current and future information security needs.

Our services range from cyber posture audit, risk assessments and security strategy development through to training and educational resources to ensure security controls, strategy and policies are optimised.

We help you to detect and prevent threats, reduce vulnerabilities while maintaining visibility and control over your environment.

Nexon’s security services are fully modular and scalable. Our solutions are tailored to your specific needs as we provide you with the tools to forewarn and forearm.

Nexon's security services provide you with peace of mind.
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