ASD's Blueprint for Secure Cloud

Software Development

This page provides a template and guidance to assist organisations in documenting their approach to software development 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 software development 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 Software Development.


This section of the SSP is not applicable as <SYSTEM-NAME> does not include any applications nor web applications developed by <ORGANISATION-NAME>, including as part of <SYSTEM-NAME>’s core operation.

If and when the development of applications or web applications is considered for future use within the system boundary of <SYSTEM-NAME>, <ORGANISATION-NAME> will assess and implement appropriate security controls in relation to their use at that time.

However, <SYSTEM-NAME> does leverage software developed by Microsoft as part of its Microsoft 365 services. <ORGANISATION-NAME> has assessed Microsoft’s practices for the development of software as documented in Microsoft’s IRAP assessments, and available in Microsoft’s Service Trust Portal and is satisfied with their implementation as they relate to <SYSTEM-NAME>.


Organisational policies and processes implemented

  • None Identified


Technical controls implemented

  • None Identified


Security & Governance

  • None identified


  • None identified

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