Cyber Security

Essential Eight Cyber Risk Strategies for Independent Schools

Webinar Replay: Effective cyber risk management is as much about understanding risk first. Join special guest Solis Security to unpack the Essential Eight

In today's digital landscape, effective cybersecurity measures are crucial for organizations to protect themselves against cyber threats.

Educational institutions, such as schools, are not exempt from these risks.

To address this pressing issue, here is the

Webinar Replay:

Staying Ahead of the Curve - The Essential Eight Strategies to Mitigate Cybersecurity Incidents

This 30-minute webinar will feature renowned experts in the field who will delve into essential strategies for preventing, detecting, and responding to cybersecurity incidents. 

Independent Schools

Hosted by Andrew Leahy from Aon, a leading global Insurance services firm.

Joining him will be Fi Mercer, a governance expert from GovernWith, and Wayne Grant, a cybersecurity expert from Solis Security.

Together, they will offer valuable insights and expertise, drawing from real-world experiences to shed light on the current state of cybersecurity and provide practical solutions for mitigating cyber incidents.

Key Topics of Discussion:

1. Essential Eight for Independent Schools:   

The experts will explore the Essential Eight strategies, which are specific guidelines designed to help independent schools mitigate cybersecurity incidents effectively. These strategies encompass a range of proactive measures and best practices that educational institutions can adopt to enhance their cybersecurity posture.

2. Mitigating BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) Risk:

With the rise of remote learning and increased reliance on personal devices, schools face the challenge of securing their networks and data from potential vulnerabilities. The webinar will address this issue by providing valuable insights into mitigating BYOD risks, enabling educational institutions to strike a balance between convenience and security.

3. Real-World Case Studies:

Drawing from real-world examples, the webinar will showcase various case studies to highlight the importance of cybersecurity measures and the potential consequences of overlooking them. Attendees will gain valuable knowledge from these practical examples and learn how to apply preventive measures in their own institutions.

Target Audience:

The webinar is specifically tailored for School Board Members and Executives.

In an era where effective leadership requires a comprehensive understanding of cybersecurity risks, reviewing this webinar is essential for those who aspire to lead their organisations to success in 2023 and beyond.


Cybersecurity threats continue to evolve, and it is imperative for educational institutions to stay ahead of the curve to safeguard their data and systems.

The "Cybersecurity: Staying Ahead of the Curve - The Essential Eight Strategies to Mitigate Cybersecurity Incidents" webinar provides a unique opportunity for school leaders to learn from industry experts and gain actionable insights.

By implementing the Essential Eight strategies, mitigating BYOD risks, and leveraging real-world case studies, educational institutions can enhance their cybersecurity measures and ensure a secure digital environment for their students and staff.

Don't miss out on this must-attend webinar that will equip you with the knowledge and tools to protect your school against cyber threats in 2023 and beyond. Register now to secure your spot and take a proactive approach to cybersecurity.

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