Protection (Definition)

A dimension in the assessment of the Technical Condition of an Information Asset or a Technology in the Queensland Government. It deals with the extent of security measures in place to protect an asset from malicious modifications leading to information loss and/or corruption. For a Technology, assessment involves measuring the level of protection provided for its users. It includes consideration of both its official security certification (gained under an official accreditation system) with an assessment of the comprehensiveness and timeliness of its security patch service.

Last Reviewed: 07 December 2017