This page lists publications on securing the use of cloud computing services.

ASD's Blueprint for Secure Cloud

The Blueprint provides better practice guidance, configuration guides and templates covering risk management, architecture and standard operating procedures developed as per the controls in ASD’s Information Security Manual (ISM).

Cloud Assessment and Authorisation

This publication is co-designed with industry to support the secure adoption of cloud services across government and industry.

Cloud Assessment and Authorisation FAQ

This publication provides answers to frequently asked questions on the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD)’s assessment and authorisation framework for cloud service providers (CSPs) and their cloud services.

Cloud Computing Security for Cloud Service Providers

This publication is designed to assist Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) in offering secure cloud services. It can also assist assessors in validating the security posture of a cloud service, which is often verified through an Infosec Registered Assessors Program (IRAP) assessment of the CSP services.

Cloud Computing Security for Executives

This publication is designed to provide executives from organisations looking to utilise cloud computing services an overview of the components that make up ‘cloud’ and help understand the security risks to be considered when using cloud computing.

Cloud Computing Security for Tenants

This publication is designed to assist an organisation’s cyber security team, cloud architects and business representatives to jointly perform a risk assessment and use cloud services securely.

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