Victorian Protective Data Security Framework - ICT 303

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Running head: VICTORIAN PROTECTIVE DATA SECURITY FRAMEWORKVictorian Protective Data Security FrameworkName of the studentName of the UniversityAuthor note
1VICTORIAN PROTECTIVE DATA SECURITY FRAMEWORKExecutive summaryThe following report discusses about the various risks and threats to the organization and thestandards that are made to address such threats by the Victorian government. The report alsoincludes a diagram to depict the risks present that are identified by the government concerned.
2VICTORIAN PROTECTIVE DATA SECURITY FRAMEWORKTable of ContentsIntroduction:....................................................................................................................................3Discussion:.......................................................................................................................................3Security risks and concerns:........................................................................................................4Analyzing the diagram:................................................................................................................5Deliberate and accidental threats:................................................................................................6Challenges:..................................................................................................................................8Risks and uncertainty:..................................................................................................................9Control and mitigation:..............................................................................................................10Conclusion:....................................................................................................................................11References:....................................................................................................................................12
3VICTORIAN PROTECTIVE DATA SECURITY FRAMEWORKIntroduction:The Victorian Government (VIC government) is referred to as the administrative and thedemocratic authority of the Australian state of Victoria. The government was formed in the year1851, which is shown in its Constitution. Since the year 1901, Victoria has been represented as aCommonwealth of Australian state. Under the constitution of Australia, Victoria got judicial andlegislative supremacy in terms of the Commonwealth. The Victorian Protective Data SecurityFramework (VPDSF) is the scheme that is deployed for the management of the risks in datasecurity in the public sector of Victoria. The framework includes the Victorian Protective DataSecurity Standards (VPDSS), the Assurance Model and the security guides and supportingresources. These standards are used to assist the operations of the government to ensure that theaccess to right resources is given to the right people.This report discusses about the various risks considered by the VIC government, and theanalysis of these risks. This report also discusses about the analysis of the threats and challengesfaced by the government. The report further discusses about the risk and uncertainty conceptsand risk mitigation that is followed by the Victorian Government.Discussion:The VPDSF standards are used to help the government to ensure the right access ofinformation to the right people. The standards are based on the national as well as internationalstandards and policies, and are used to provide security measures (Toohey, 2016). They also helpin identifying the operations of the public sector as well as the agencies of the Victoriangovernment. The Assurance model is used to monitor and assure activities done by the

This report concludes by stating the usefulness of the various standards for the public sector organizations and their uses to address the risks or uncertainties and to know the challenges made for internal or external reporting. 

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