Blog Posts by Leon Friend, Security Sales Engineer, APAC

Leon Friend, Security Sales Engineer, APAC

A veteran of the Australian IT Industry with over 28 years’ experience, including 14+ years in Cybersecurity (Network and End Point Protection).

  

Leon is also a certified instructor, providing technical training to reseller System Engineers in Australia, New Zealand, China, South Korea and Hong Kong as well as end users and project teams. 

 

More recently Leon has focussed on network security with channel enablement through education and supporting activities around solution design, customer engagements, as well as offer definition and marketing initiatives. 

 

Leon holds over 31 licenses and certifications, including a Graduate Certificate in Information Systems Security from Charles Sturt University. 

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11/16/2022
4 min read
ACSC Essential Eight, Restrict Administrative Privileges
Stop malicious actors from gaining easy access to your information. Read the blog to learn how restricting administrative privileges can help secure your environment and keep you protected against cyber threats.
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Cybersecurity
10/19/2022
4 min read
ACSC Essential Eight, user application hardening
Browsers are an essential tool for accessing and interacting with content online—but this is also what makes them a risk. Read the blog to learn how user application hardening can help secure the browser.
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Cybersecurity
09/21/2022
5 min read
ACSC Essential 8, Configure Microsoft Office Macro Settings
Cyberattacks through malicious macros have increased. It is essential to control and configure macro settings to ensure sufficient cybersecurity. Read part 4 of the Essential 8 deep dive series to learn more.
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Cybersecurity
08/17/2022
5 min read
ACSC Essential 8, patch applications
Your users may neglect to maintain their applications so if you want to build their cyber resilience, it’s essential that you help them with patch applications. Read the blog to learn more.
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Cybersecurity
07/20/2022
5 min read
ACSC Essential Eight, an Introduction to Application Control
Learn about application whitelisting, aka application control, as one of the ACSC Essential 8 mitigation strategies or controls for building cyber resilience.
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Cybersecurity
06/22/2022
5 min read
The ACSC Essential 8 risk mitigation strategies explained
To help Australian companies meet these ever-evolving threats, the ACSC released the Essential Eight mitigation strategies designed solely to help businesses proactively protect themselves. Learn more in this Essential Eight overview, including strategies and steps for implementing the framework.
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Cybersecurity

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