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Guidance Document
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Updated
March 2024
The Information Security Manual (ISM) outlines a cyber security framework that an organisation can apply, using their risk management framework, to protect their systems and data from cyber threats. The ISM is intended for chief information security officers, chief information officers, cyber security professionals and information technology managers.

Main sections:

• Using the Information Security Manual

• Cyber security principles

• Guidelines for cyber security roles

• Guidelines for cyber security incidents

• Guidelines for procurement and outsourcing

• Guidelines for security documentation

• Guidelines for physical security

• Guidelines for personnel security

• Guidelines for communications infrastructure

• Guidelines for communications systems

• Guidelines for enterprise mobility

• Guidelines for evaluated products

• Guidelines for ICT equipment

• Guidelines for media

• Guidelines for system hardening

• Guidelines for system management

• Guidelines for system monitoring

• Guidelines for software development

• Guidelines for database systems

• Guidelines for email

• Guidelines for networking

• Guidelines for cryptography

• Guidelines for gateways

• Guidelines for data transfers

• Cyber security terminology

• Archived ISM releases

• ISM OSCAL releases
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