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Fortify Against Cyber Threats

Cybercrime has emerged as the primary threat facing Australia, transcending its traditional categorization as solely an IT issue. High-profile data breaches in the past year have underscored the pervasive danger that jeopardizes both businesses and individuals. Particularly vulnerable are small businesses, often targeted due to underestimation of risks and insufficient security measures.

Small businesses, acting as entry points, can facilitate attackers' access to larger businesses with which they collaborate.


Cyberattack in Businesses

Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks have gained prominence, with government figures indicating losses exceeding $80 million for Australian businesses in 2022-23. Notably, these attacks don't always involve malware; instead, criminals increasingly employ social engineering to manipulate accounts and deceive organizations into transferring substantial sums of money.

The vulnerabilities exploited in cyberattacks stem from various factors within an organization's environment, such as unpatched software, misconfigured network devices, insecure network design, and unauthorized changes to system settings. 

Cybersecurity Framework

Recognizing the critical role of security in modern organizational success, the global perspective on cybersecurity has shifted from anticipating whether an attack will occur to understanding the frequency of attacks, detection capabilities, and the ensuing business impact.

A comprehensive and strategic approach to security is imperative, requiring organizations to govern, identify, protect, detect, respond and recover to existing threats while preparing for future challenges. 

Agility in security planning, coupled with effectiveness and commercial viability, is essential. Regular technical security assessments are recommended to proactively identify and remedy system vulnerabilities, reducing the likelihood of exploitation.


Elevating Security Excellence

Standards such as the ASD Essential Eight, ISO/IEC 27000, and the NIST Framework guide Leap Consulting's security services. 

The Security Posture Review offered by Leap Consulting involves a comprehensive analysis of security aspects, encompassing people, processes, management, and technology. It considers current threats, IT usage, technology in place, and organizational policy, evaluating the security posture while aligning with short and long-term strategies and business goals. 

Consultation Excellence at Leap

Our audit, strategy, and planning services are centered on driving real innovation, continually adding value to your business as it moves into the future. Using your information, we gain a comprehensive understanding of your past and present practices, aligning our expertise with your short and long-term objectives.

Our consultants, adept at developing strategic goals for small and medium-sized businesses, collaborate with you to turn recommendations into an actionable plan. Leap Consulting offers assistance in:

  • Assessing network vulnerabilities

  • Identifying compromised endpoints

  • Ensure adequate backup resources

Security Assessment

Leap aims to provide pragmatic recommendations, considering the severity of identified issues, operational context, system placement in business processes, and alignment with the broader risk management framework and organizational risk appetite.

Get a comprehensive analysis with our seasoned expert designed to propel your organization into a realm of enhanced efficiency and future-ready technology solutions.