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Guidance Document
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Open
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Active
Created
July 2021
Updated
April 2024
Essential Eight is designed to protect organisations’ internet-connected IT networks against cyber threats.

This information was developed to answer frequently asked questions on the Essential Eight Maturity Model.

Main sections:

• General questions

• Essential Eight Maturity Model update (November 2023)

• Implementation questions – general

• Implementation questions – patch applications and patch operating systems

• Implementation questions – multi-factor authentication

• Implementation questions – restrict administrative privileges

• Implementation questions – application control

• Implementation questions – restrict Microsoft Office macros

• Implementation questions – user application hardening

• Implementation questions – regular backups
Access Essential Eight Maturity Model FAQs

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