Essential 8 Security Review

Understand your organisations security posture with an Essential 8 security review. Our CISSP-certified security experts will evaluate your current maturity level against each strategy in the Essential 8.

What do you get from an Essential 8 review?

  • A comprehensive review of existing technical information security controls against the ACSC Essential 8 Mitigation Strategies

  • Produce a Maturity Level (from 0 to 3) for each of the mitigation strategies

  • Produce a report highlighting key areas of improvement which indicates corrective actions with estimated budget

  • Presentation of findings summary
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Why get an Essential 8 review?

The ACSC has recommended that Australian organisations align themselves with the ACSC Essential 8 Strategies to Mitigate Cyber Security Incidents.

The ACSC’s Essential 8 strategies are the most fundamental things you should be doing to ensure acceptable IT security habits are adopted across your organisation.

We can help you become Essential Eight compliant.

The first step is to find out your Essential 8 maturity level with a security review.

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Achieve Essential 8 Compliance

First Focus is Australia's leading Managed Security Service Provider our team of CISSP-certified security experts can help you:

✔️ Proactively explore and discover your cybersecurity maturity

✔️ Identify gaps and implement solutions

✔️ Easily improve compliance and security scores

✔️ Provide visibility and share current state reports with stakeholders

Our Security Services Include:

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Device Management

Firewalls, intrusion prevention, endpoint security, threat management, and intelligent web proxy.


Essential 8 Risk Assessments

Internal and external vulnerability scanning, network & application layer penetration testing.


Threat Intelligence & Predictive Analytics

Threat detection, threat reporting, and reputation monitoring.


Incident Response and Recovery

Log management, incident analysis, 24/7 support, as well as malware detection and removal.


Network & Cloud-Based IT Security

DDoS mitigation, network-based firewalls, email filtering, as well as our Secure Smart Cloud hosting.


Ransomware Protection Suite

Anti-exploit security suite, user training, network traffic monitoring, automated snapshots and data recovery.

Get your business Essential 8 compliant

Contact us today to see how prepared your business is when it comes to Essential 8 and how we can help you to improve your cybersecurity posture.

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What our clients say

We support tens of thousands of end-users across hundreds of customers, and offer over 15 years experience. Here's what our clients say.

Security Services You Can Trust

When COVID hit, First Focus swiftly implemented a number of projects to improve the security and stability of our IT systems and support a remote work environment.

I highly recommend First Focus to any company that wants a future-facing IT infrastructure managed by people you can trust.

Michael Feliciano

Director of Corporate Services at Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons

High-level Security Maintained

As a division of Australia Post we must maintain a high level of security to protect customer data and the First Focus’ Managed network and Firewalls provide us with this.

The level of support they provide for our cloud infrastructure is second to none, which is crucial to the continued day-to-day operations of our business.

Chen Chen

IT Infrastructure Manager at Australia Post FDS

Security Project Exceeds Expectations

Recently we engaged First Focus on a few security projects base on technical credentials. They did not disappoint. The project completed in a timely manner and was very well received by our users.

The project team appointed was thorough, experienced & professional. We were very impressed with the overall outcome of these projects.

Hiep Lam

IT Manager at Karoon Energy Australia

Turn to a managed IT security provider you can trust

Demand is increasing for organisations to be in control of and able to provide, not only their own security rating, but that of their suppliers too. Take control of the effectiveness of your cyber security.

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