Information security

Protecting official information from unauthorised access and accidental disclosure

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The New Zealand Government Classification System protects official information through a series of security measures. Once in place, these measures apply to anyone with access to official information.

New Zealand Government Security Classification System

The New Zealand Government Classification System protects official information through a series of security measures.




Handling requirements for protectively-marked information and equipment

These requirements for protective markings apply to all official information, with or without a security classification.

Protective markings are not just for paper documents — they’re also for electronic information, digital media, information that will be delivered orally, and equipment in which protectively-marked information is held or stored.