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VPDSF resources

This page contains downloadable resources to assist you in understanding the Victorian Protective Data Security Framework (VPDSF). The documents available on this page are inter-linked and should not be read in isolation. They each form part of a suite of supporting guides and resources on the VPDSF. You can also watch our videos for helpful explanations.

If you need information security assistance, or have any questions or queries please email at security@ovic.vic.gov.au, or contact the OVIC enquiries team..

Start with our introductory videos if you are new to information security or the VPDSF.


Victorian Protective Data Security Framework

Please note: This version of the Framework (V1.1) contains the former Victorian Protective Data Security Standards (V1.1). This document will be updated early 2020.

 

Download a copy of the Framework: Victorian Protective Data Security Framework

 


Victorian Protective Data Security Standards

Please note: With the introduction of the updated Victorian Protective Data Security Standards v2.0 (VPDSS), some reference material has been archived. This material is still available upon request. To receive a copy of any archived material, please contact the Information Security Unit by emailing security@ovic.vic.gov.au.

 

Download a copy of the Standards: Victorian Protective Data Security Standards

 


Practitioner Guides:

Identifying and Managing Information Assets

Practitioner Guide Identifying and Managing Information Assets V2.0

Assessing the Security Value of Information Practitioner Guide Assessing the Security Value of Public Sector Information V2.0

Protective Markings

Practitioner Guide Protective Markings V2.0


Agency reporting obligations

Overview Agency reporting obligations
Submission Process

PDSP and Attestation Submission Options (including form)

Incident Notification

Overview and notification process


Additional Resources and Templates:

VPDSS Glossary V2.0

VPDSF Document Map (November 2019)

Local Government Obligations Under Part 4 of the PDP Act 2014 V1.0 (November 2019)

VPDSS 2.0 to V1.0 Mapping (V1.0)

OVIC Information Security Incident Notification Scheme V1.0

VPDSS V2.0 Consultation Q&A

Top Questions for the Audit and Risk Committee (ARC) members

Does the VPDSF apply to your organisation?

Overview of the VPDSF and the 5 step action plan

Security management framework (SMF) template

 

 

 

 

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