Data Security Resources

The following protective data security resources are available for download.

Victorian Protective Data Security Framework (VPDSF)


Victorian Protective Data Security Standards (Text version)

VPDSS Posters: Visual representation of the standards

VPDSS Control Reference Links


VPDSF: Assurance Model (Text version)

VPDSF Assurance Model: Visual representation of the assurance model


VPDSF Glossary: Glossary of Terms used in the Victorian Protective Data Security Framework


Information Security Guide. This guide includes:


 How to select a Protective Marking flowchart


Embedding security into your organisation 


VPDSF 5 Step Action Plan


Timeline of Protective Data Security Activities


Rosetta Stone – Core and Supplementary (V2.0)

A mapping of the VPDSS against existing security standards adopted by Victorian public sector organisations


Data Protection and You Video: By way of introduction to our office, and in particular to Part Four of the Privacy and Data Protection Act (PDPA) 2014, we have created a video to assist the VPS in understanding their protective data security obligations within Victorian Government.


Status of WoVG documentation published by Enterprise Solutions Branch post release of the VPDSS: A list of documentation related to information security, information management and identity and access management published by Enterprise Solutions Branch and their status post the release of the VPDSS for in scope agencies information.