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The Security Committee assists and advises on information and cyber security related matters. This includes cyber security standards and issues such as:

  • Operational Security Framework (OSF)
  • Security Standard for Add-on Marketplaces (SSAM)
  • Critical Infrastructure
  • Consumer Data Right 

This Committee currently meets monthly. Members can access meeting outcomes and other materials here

Committee Members

Belinda Stewart


DSPANZ & Paypac

Charles Gillman



Chris Phillipou (Frontier Software)
David Martin (Intuit)
Keith Marlow (ELMO Software)
Matthew Prouse (DSPANZ)
Richard Heron (Frontier Software)
Rick Harvey (Layer Security)
Simon Foster (DSPANZ)

Committee Materials 

2023-2030 Australian Cyber Security Strategy

2023-2030 Australian Cyber Security Strategy

The Expert Advisory Board appointed to develop the 2023-2030 Australian Cyber Security Strategy released a discussion paper for feedback in February 2023. DSPANZ provided a submission responding to the discussion paper to the Department of Home Affairs on 15 April 2023. 

Privacy Act Review Report

Privacy Act Review Report

The Attorney-General's Department released the Privacy Act Review Report on 16 February. DSPANZ provided a submission responding the report on 31 March 2023. 

National Data Security Action Plan

National Data Security Action Plan

DSPANZ provided a submission to the Department of Home Affairs on the development of Australia's first National Data Security Action Plan on 24 June 2022. Read more and access a full copy of this submission here. 

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