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Cyber Security: Australian regulations & standards

This guide provides links to Australian and international standards and regulations relevant to cyber security.

Free standards available through the library


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The library has a subscription to SAI Global which provides access to Australian standards as well as selected international (ISO) standards.

These standards are freely available free to Melbourne Polytechnic students and staff, and can be downloaded and printed for educational use.  To access Australian standards please see the library guide. 

ISO standards relevant to cyber security, and available to Melbourne Polytechnic students and staff, are listed below:

ISO 38500:2016 Information technology - governance of IT for the organisation

ISO / IEC 27001:2015 Information technology - security techniques - information security management systems

ISO 31000:2018 Risk management - guidelines

ISO / IEC 27005:2022 Information security, cybersecurity and privacy protection - guidance on managing information security risks 

ISO 15489-1:2016 Preview information and documentation - records management - part 1: concepts and principles

ISO / IEC 27002:2022 Information security, cybersecurity and privacy protection - information security controls