risk management

Risk management

Cybersecurity for your school

Your reputation, liability and finances could be at risk if you do not have a reliable IT partner to protect the confidentiality and accessibility of your network.

Data breaches are a very real threat in the cyber landscape, so the only way to effectively protect your school from potential incidents is by partnering with an IT provider that keeps you in safe hands.

Minimising risk

Working together, we’ll minimise the threat of cyber incidents and data breaches. With first-hand knowledge of the cyber risks facing today’s education providers, we understand the impact of such events can have regulatory, financial and reputational consequences.

We promise methodical and full lifecycle solutions that go beyond basic compliance. Through regular audits, security check-ups and scans, we will help you maintain your resilience against cyber attacks and potential data leaks that will satisfy expectations from your management or stakeholders.

Multi-factor Authentication
Layered security and password management solutions across your school network
IT Service Desk
Network Infrastructure
Installation, configuration and management of your network for continuous operation
Endpoint Security
Securing workstations, servers, phones and devices within your school
IT infrastructure
Intrusion Detection
Consistent monitoring for threat detection and responsive action
Breach Response Plan
A recovery plan in place to rapidly re-establish systems and retrieve data
Virtual CISO and CIO
Data Recovery
Reliable back-ups in the event of cyber threats, physical disasters or accidental deletions
Secure remote access
Deliver school application access to your remote devices in a secure environment
Security Awareness Training
Implementing policies and procedures for staff awareness and security compliance

Cybersecurity framework

Protecting your school is obviously one of your main priorities. Leveraging proven cybersecurity frameworks, we’ll help you identify issues, detect potential threats, respond to problems and recover data if needed.

We’ll take on the responsibility of securing your systems by mapping out your data locations and controlling who has access to them. These frameworks include risk assessment and management, awareness training for staff, network security, protective technology, threat detection methods and continuous security monitoring.

Response & recovery

No organisation is completely immune to a potential data breach, even with the most advanced cybersecurity. This is where a data breach response and recovery plan are critical to meet your security, business reputation and legal obligations if such an incident should occur.

We can also put your mind at ease with data recovery plans in place for system malfunctions, accidental data loss and physical disasters.

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Frequently asked questions

Protecting a school's reputation from IT risks requires a comprehensive strategy that includes proactive measures, and a process for identifying, assessing, managing, and monitoring IT risks, aiding in building cybersecurity confidence. Adopting a proven process will ensure that the school’s reputation remains intact in an ever-escalating cyber threat landscape.

An effective risk management approach for schools in the cyber landscape should include strategies to protect the confidentiality and accessibility of network systems. It involves minimising the risk of cyber incidents and data breaches by addressing regulatory, financial, and reputational consequences. The approach should provide methodical and full lifecycle solutions that go beyond basic compliance, ensuring robust protection against potential cybersecurity threats.

Ensuring data security and recovery in educational institutions requires a comprehensive framework that includes risk assessment, awareness training, network security, protective technology, and continuous monitoring. It's also crucial to have a data breach response and recovery plan. This plan should meet security, business reputation, and legal obligations, preparing for system malfunctions, accidental data loss, and physical disasters.

An effective cybersecurity strategy for schools should focus on key components such as asset inventorying and proactive cybersecurity monitoring. Maintaining an accurate inventory of technological assets, including hardware and software, is essential to identify non-compliance and vulnerabilities. Proactive security monitoring detects and responds to suspicious activities in real-time, while log management systems collect and analyse security logs. This comprehensive approach is vital for safeguarding sensitive data and protecting against cyber threats.
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Audit & Advisory

Your school will thrive from the benefit of proven technology and custom strategies that deliver outcome-focused solutions. Discover the security and reliability of an IT advisor that supports and furthers the achievements of your students and your staff.

IT Risk Management

Rest assured that your school’s reputation is in safe hands with an IT partner that has a proven process for identifying, assessing, managing and monitoring IT risk. You’ll reach cybersecurity confidence with strategies in place to defend your school in an ever-escalating cyber threat landscape.

Operational Assurance

Stay up and running with best-in-class IT operations put in place with your own staff, or delivered as a comprehensive managed service. You’ll maintain business continuity and run smoother operations with reliable responsiveness thanks to on and offsite support.

IT Project Offerings

In the past, you may have experienced project delays or budget blowouts from service providers. With us, you can rely on the guarantee of projects that are not only delivered on time and to budget, but completely customised to your unique school environment.

Trusted by Australia’s leading schools and institutions

We have been trusted by almost 400 schools nationally to deliver the education IT platform they need safely and securely. Together, we help you build and operate the IT platform that can help your teachers and students realise their full potential, building a brighter future for all.

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Start worrying less about IT today by booking in your free 90 minute consultation with NetStrategy.

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