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Level 5, 121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000, Australia

Victorian Information Security Network forum

Victorian Protective Data Security Framework and Standards V2.0

Following the formal issue of the updated Victorian Protective Data Security Standards (VPDSS 2.0) in October 2019, OVIC invites you to a briefing on the key changes and next steps for agencies and bodies.

Victorian public sector organisations seeking to understand what VPDSS 2.0 means for them, and what guidance material is available are encouraged to attend this event.

Updated guidance material

Attendees will receive an overview of our updated suite of material including:

  • an overview of upcoming updates to the Victorian Protective Data Security Framework (VPDSF);
  • the key changes to the Victorian Protective Data Security Standards;
  • an introduction to the incident notification scheme and associated guidance material;
  • an outline of updates to the VPDSF Assurance model including:
    • release of the updated Protective Data Security Plan (PDSP) template
    • 2020 reporting expectations; and
  • release of updated content from the former VPDSF Information Security Management Collection - now presented as practitioner guides.

Updated practitioner guides

The updated practitioner guides include:

  • Identifying and managing information assets with updated Information Asset Register (IAR) template;
  • Assessing the security value of public sector information with updated VPDSF Business Impact Level (BIL) Table;
  • Protective markings with a new user guide on handling protectively marked information;
  • Fact sheet on Council’s obligations under the VPDSF;
  • Fact sheet outlining top 7 questions for Audit and Risk Committee (ARC) Members; and
  • the updated VPDSF Glossary.

Key event details

There will also be a presentation on the next steps in OVIC's engagement strategy.

Victorian public sector staff seeking to understand the next steps for VPDSS 2.0 are encouraged to attend. Places are limited, so book your ticket now to avoid missing out.

For those unable to attend in person, the event will also be live streamed on Twitter.

Note: this session is targeted at Information Security Leads, VPS practitioners, agency staff, industry and partners. 

Please let us know if you have any accessibility requirements.

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