The Protective Security Policy Framework (PSPF) – Protecting Government Classified Information

A Boldon James and Forcepoint Whitepaper on the Australian Protective Marking Scheme

Big data, data governance, data management and securing sensitive data – these are everyday challenges for Australian Government organisations, as well as making sure that sensitive data has the right security labelling applied. In this whitepaper we will explore how the Australian Protective Security Policy Framework is helping government agencies. We will examine Protective Markings, what these are and the type of information that requires Protective Markings as well as the importance of appropriate data categorisation, classification, and security labelling. With Government sensitive data it is paramount that organisations ensure the right people have access to the right data and in this whitepaper we will explore how the combination of Boldon James data classification solutions with Forcepoint’s data protection portfolio provides organisations with just that – an effective data security programme – so that they remain secure, compliant and in control.

Topics covered in this whitepaper include:

  • The Australian Protective Security Policy Framework
  • What Are Protective Markings?
  • Conducting Business In A Secure And Effective Way
  • Ensuring New Updates To The Standard Are Met
  • Triggering Action When Data Is At Risk

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