Cyber Essentials Program - ML1

For businesses starting to measure themselves against ACSC's Essential 8


CYBER essentials ML1

Every business needs to identify, protect, detect, respond and recover from a cyber breach, but most wouldn’t know where to start.

In Australia the ACSC recommend the Essential 8 Mitigation Strategies, and in the UK the NCSC recommend their Cyber Essentials program. In the US CISA provides a Cyber Essential Toolkit to help businesses in need, as we could go around the world with other similar standards. 

Whilst the delivery mechanisms may differ, the fundamentals are widely agreed.

Modelled on the “Essential 8 Framework“, our Cyber Essentials ML1 Program provides an easy way to measure your business against the known best practices of a Maturity Level 1, and learn (and return to re-learn) the parameters to measure cyber posture, performance and improvement.

A comprehensive framework modelled on the ACSC’s Essential 8 Maturity Level 1, this Free Program provides the means to measure & certify the essentials, and a pathway to CEPML2 and CEOML3 Programs… for businesses seeking a higher level of compliance visibility and / or a pathway to physical audit and certification. 

It's simple...

Program Components

Prevent execution of unapproved / malicious programs.

Prevent ‘extreme risk’ vulnerabilities within 48 hours.

Block macros from the internet.

Configure web browsers and features.

Assess, assign and monitor user privileges.

Mitigate ‘extreme risk’ vulnerabilities of computers and network devices within 48 hours.

For all users when they perform a privileged action.

Of important data, software and configuration settings.

Awaiting Completion


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