Why are the Essential Eight essential?
If you've read anything about cyber security in Australia any time in the last few years you've probably seen the Essential Eight mentioned. Many people are aware of the Essential Eight, your organisation may already be trying to achieve a certain maturity level, you may have read the ACSC guidelines. But what is actually so important about the Essential Eight? Why are they considered essential for security? There's a lot of information on WHAT to do and HOW to do it but we will explain WHY.