ASD Essential 8

Assess your implementation of ASD Essential Eight strategies with our comprehensive review. Identify gaps and receive actionable recommendations to enhance your security posture and align with industry-recognised guidelines.

ASD Essential 8 Assessment

Our ASD Essential 8 assessment evaluates your organisation's implementation of the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) Essential Eight strategies. Through a comprehensive review, we identify gaps and provide actionable recommendations to enhance your security posture and align with industry-recognised ASD guidelines.

Ensure your organisation's cybersecurity aligns with industry standards through Siege Cyber's ASD Essential 8 Assessment and Gap Analysis service. Our experts will identify gaps in your security posture and provide actionable recommendations to enhance your defences. For insights on how our ASD Essential 8 compliance can fortify your cybersecurity strategy, download our detailed datasheet today.

ASD Essential 8 Assessment

The Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) Essential 8 is a set of mitigation strategies designed to help organisations protect their systems against a range of cyber threats. At Siege Cyber, we offer a comprehensive ASD Essential 8 Assessment to help your organisation implement these strategies effectively and enhance your overall cyber security posture.

What is the ASD Essential 8?

The ASD Essential 8 consists of eight key mitigation strategies that provide a baseline of protection against cyber incidents. These strategies are prioritised based on their effectiveness in mitigating common cyber threats, including ransomware, phishing, and data breaches. Implementing the Essential 8 helps organisations strengthen their defences and reduce their vulnerability to cyber attacks.

Our ASD Essential 8 Assessment

At Siege Cyber, we provide a structured approach to assess your organisation’s current implementation of the Essential 8 strategies and help you achieve full compliance. Our services include:

  1. Initial Assessment and Gap Analysis:
    • Conduct a thorough assessment of your existing security controls against the Essential 8 requirements.
    • Identify gaps and areas needing improvement to align with the Essential 8 strategies.
  2. Detailed Recommendations:
    • Provide detailed recommendations for each of the Essential 8 strategies.
    • Offer practical guidance on how to implement these recommendations effectively.
  3. Implementation Support:
    • Assist in the deployment and configuration of security controls to meet the Essential 8 standards.
    • Provide technical expertise and support throughout the implementation process.
  4. Policy and Procedure Development:
    • Develop and update your security policies and procedures to incorporate the Essential 8 strategies.
    • Ensure policies are clear, comprehensive, and aligned with industry best practices.
  5. Training and Awareness Programs:
    • Offer training programs to educate your staff on the Essential 8 strategies and their roles in maintaining security.
    • Increase awareness and understanding of cyber security best practices across your organisation.
  6. Ongoing Monitoring and Review:
    • Provide continuous monitoring services to ensure the ongoing effectiveness of the Essential 8 controls.
    • Regularly review and update your security measures to address emerging threats and vulnerabilities.

Benefits of Our ASD Essential 8 Assessment

Partnering with Siege Cyber for your Essential 8 Assessment offers several key benefits:

  • Enhanced Security Posture: Strengthen your organisation’s defences against cyber threats by implementing proven mitigation strategies.
  • Compliance Assurance: Ensure compliance with the ASD Essential 8 requirements, demonstrating your commitment to cyber security.
  • Risk Mitigation: Identify and address security vulnerabilities, reducing the risk of cyber incidents.
  • Improved Incident Response: Develop a robust incident response capability to quickly and effectively respond to security breaches.
  • Increased Stakeholder Confidence: Show your customers, partners, and regulators that you are committed to protecting sensitive information.


Implementing the ASD Essential 8 is a critical step in protecting your organisation from cyber threats. At Siege Cyber, we provide expert guidance and support to help you achieve full compliance with the Essential 8 strategies. Our comprehensive assessment and implementation services ensure that your organisation is well-protected against cyber incidents, allowing you to focus on your core operations with confidence.

For more information on our ASD Essential 8 Assessment services, please contact us.