Number:  A000010
Creation Date:  2010-09-30
Category:  IMT Security
Effective Date:  2018-12-03
Last Reviewed:  2022-07-15
Version:  1.1
Scheduled Review Date: 2023-07-17
Security Classification:  Public
Status:  Approved


This standard addresses File and Media encryption services required for media encryption, including hard disks and portable media, across all ministries to ensure that an acceptable level of encryption controls are implemented as required by the Business Unit and the GoA Information Security Management Directives (ISMDs).​

Please note:

This policy instrument is still currently under review. It has been updated to reflect the current organizational structure, correct broken links and other minor updates.


Keywords: Microsoft, BitLocker, File, Media, Encryption, Cryptography, Algorithms, Security