New Zealand Information Security Manual


The New Zealand Information Security Manual (NZISM) is the New Zealand Government’s manual on information assurance and information systems security. 

The NZISM is an integral part of the Protective Security Requirements (PSR) framework which sets out the New Zealand Government's expectations for the managemnt of personnel, information and physical security as directed by cabinet.

New Features

See the New Features of the Digital NZISM.

Latest Version

The December 2017 v2.7 of the NZISM is now available and supersedes all previous versions.

The digital version is consistent in content with the published version but does have numbering differences which are reflected in the change list on the What's New page.

Recent Changes

See What's New for an overview of the latest changes to the NZISM.

NZISM Versions

See Archive for archived versions of the digital NZISM.

See Previous Versions for perviously published versions of the NZISM.