This standard identifies cryptographic algorithms approved by the Corporate Information Security Office (CISO) to be used across the Government of Alberta IT systems.
Cryptographic algorithms acceptable for use in the Government of Alberta are based on the algorithms identified by the Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC) for use in protecting Protected Information and Electronic Authentication and Authorization applications within the Government of Canada.
This Standard is applicable for GoA data up to Protected B (Protected Data). Protected C data will require additional security controls.
This Standard supports Information Security Management Directive section 7.9.