ASD's Blueprint for Secure Cloud


This page provides a template and guidance to assist organisations in documenting their approach to management of media usage, sanitisation, destruction and disposal associated with their system(s) built on ASD's Blueprint for Secure Cloud.

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As <ORGANISATION-NAME>’s approach to implementing controls related to media is consistent across all controls addressed within this section, it does not delve into subsections but rather addresses the controls as a group. This approach is consistent with ASD’s Guidelines for Media


ISM controls relating to the appropriate selection usage, sanitisation, destruction, and disposal of media used within <SYSTEM-NAME>’s system boundary are applicable to and covered by this section of the SSP.


Organisational policies and processes implemented

The use, sanitisation, destruction, and disposal of media used with <SYSTEM-NAME> equipment is performed in accordance with <ORGANISATION-NAME>’s Media Management Policy and associated SOPs:


Technical Controls Implemented

Technical controls for <SYSTEM-NAME>’s implementation relating to to the use, sanitisation, destruction, and disposal of media are configured with reference to ASD’s Blueprint for Secure Cloud and includes the following technical configurations:

  • Windows endpoints are configured via Intune to implement Bitlocker AES-256 encryption for internal media


Security & Governance


External documentation

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