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VPDSF Technical Specification Email Protective Markings V1.1

This technical specification for email protective markings (the specification) outlines minor departures from the Commonwealth Government requirements as defined in the Protective Security Policy Framework (PSPF) and the Email Protective Marking Standard (EPMS) 2018.4.

This document defines the technical implementation of protective markings for emails, for Victorian public sector (VPS) organisations.

This document is intended for VPS organisations (including employees, contractors and external parties) and industry stakeholders that are subject to the protective data security provisions under Part Four of Victoria’s Privacy and Data Protection Act (2014) or are looking to implement the protective marking requirements within a VPS organisation.

This guide is designed to support practitioners and information security leads.

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