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Roger Clarke's 'Info security Standards'

Information Security
Major Australian Industry and Government Standards

Roger Clarke

Principal, Xamax Consultancy Pty Ltd, Canberra

Visiting Professor, Baker & McKenzie Cyberspace Law & Policy Centre, University of N.S.W.

Visiting Fellow, Department of Computer Science, Australian National University

Version of 28 April 2003

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Note: Australian Standards can be purchased from Standards Australia

ACSI 33 (2000) `Security Guidelines for Australian Government IT Systems' Australian Communications Security Instruction No. 33, April 1998, rev. 2000, Defence Signals Directorate, at

ANAO (2000) 'Business Continuity Management' Australian National Audit Office, 2000, at$file/business+continuity.pdf

ANAO (2001) 'Internet Delivery Decisions' Australian National Audit Office, 2000, at$file/Internet+Delivery+Decisions.pdf

AS/NZS 3931 (1998) `Risk Analysis of Technological Systems - Application Guide' Standards Australia, 1998

AS/NZS 4360 (1999) `Risk Management' Standards Australia, 1995, 1999

AS/NZS 4444.1 (1999) `Information security management - Code of practice for information security management' Standards Australia, 1999

AS/NZS 4444.2 (2000) `Information security management - Specification for information security management systems' Standards Australia, 2000

NOIE (2001) 'Commonwealth Agency Website and Internet System Security Checklist', v1.0, February 2001, at

PSM (1991) 'Protective Security Manual', Protective Security Coordination Centre, Attorney-General's Department, 1991 [restricted access]

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