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Advisory – 2019-009: Securing Unprotected Network and Data Services

Apr 18, 2019 - TLP:White . The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC), the cyber defensive component of the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD), has observed a large number of unprotected network and database/storage services hosted on Australian Internet Protocol (IP) address ranges. This exposure may lead to data contained in these services being compromised. The ACSC urges organisations to check their…
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Australian Government Information Security Manual (ISM)

Mar 18, 2019 - The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) within the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) produces the Australian Government Information Security Manual (ISM). . Purpose The ISM helps organisations use their risk management framework to protect information and systems from cyber threats. The cyber security guidelines within the ISM are based on the experience of the ACSC within ASD…
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Essential Eight to ISM Mapping

Mar 14, 2019 - This document provides a mapping between Maturity Level 3 of the Essential Eight Maturity Model and the security controls within the Australian Government Information Security Manual (ISM). This mapping represents the minimum security controls organisations must implement to meet the intent of the Essential Eight. .
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Securing PowerShell in the Enterprise

Mar 6, 2019 - This publication provides guidance on how to secure the use of PowerShell functionality in Microsoft Windows in support of secure administration activities for a Microsoft Windows-based environment within an organisation. .
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Essential Eight Maturity Model

Feb 25, 2019 - To assist organisations in determining the maturity of their implementation of the Essential Eight, three maturity levels have been defined for each mitigation strategy. .

Risk Management of Enterprise Mobility Including Bring Your Own Device

Feb 1, 2019 - This document discusses the risks associated with the use of enterprise mobility within organisations, including the use of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) scenarios, and provides guidance on mitigating these risks. .

MSP Better Practice Principles

Feb 1, 2019 - This document specifies the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) better practice principles for Managed Service Providers (MSPs). MSPs commit to these principles as a requirement of joining the ACSC Managed Service Provider Partner Program (MSP3). MSP Better Practice Principles (February 2019) .

Manic Menagerie Investigation Report

Jan 29, 2019 - This report details technical findings and mitigation advice related to the extensive compromise of at least eight Australian web hosting providers investigated by the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) in May 2018. The information is designed for use by technical cyber security officers within Australian infrastructure organisations, large businesses and government agencies. This report includes indicators for web…
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Windows Event Logging and Forwarding

Jan 14, 2019 - This publication provides guidance on the configuration of Windows Event Logging and Forwarding functionality to support the detection and remediation of cyber security incidents. .

Questions to ask Managed Service Providers

Jan 14, 2019 - This publication provides guidance on simple yet practical questions that organisations should be asking their managed service providers to ensure the cyber resilience of services they provide to their organisation. .