Publications

Working in Partnership with departments, agencies and the private industry, CSE's focus is on shaping new IT products, services and strategies that directly align with Government of Canada operational needs and priorities - to ensure critical information systems are secure.

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ITSD-09 IT Security Directive for Cryptographic Key Ordering 2017-08-22 HTML // PDF (0.22 MB)
ITSD-04A IT Security Directive for the Management of CSE-Approved Cryptographic Equipment and Key to Secure a Telecommunications Network 2017-08-22 HTML // PDF (0.30 MB)
ITSP.40.006 V2 IT Media Sanitization 2017-07-19 HTML // PDF (0.93 MB)
Edition 11 Cyber Journal 2017-06-07 HTML // PDF (2.45 MB)
ITSE.00.017 Quantum Computing Security Issues For Public Key Cryptography 2017-05-17 HTML // PDF (1.06 MB)
ITSAP.00.100 Spotting Malicious E-mail Messages 2017-05-12 HTML // PDF (0.68 MB)
ITSAP.00.087 Mobile Devices and Business Travellers 2017-05-04 HTML // PDF (0.74 MB)
GTEC Special Edition Cyber Journal 2016-10-24 HTML // PDF (1.71 MB)
ITSP.30.031 V2 User Authentication Guidance for Information Technology Systems 2016-10-06 HTML // PDF (0.67 MB)
ITSAP.00.003 ITS Advice and Guidance Publications Renewal 2016-09-29 HTML // PDF (0.78 MB)
ITSP.40.111 Cryptographic Algorithms for UNCLASSIFIED, PROTECTED A, and PROTECTED B Information 2016-09-14 HTML // PDF (0.49 MB)
ITSP.40.062 Guidance on Securely Configuring Network Protocols 2016-09-13 HTML // PDF (0.57 MB)
Edition 10 Cyber Journal 2016-08-24 HTML // PDF (2.42 MB)
ITSM.80.001 Securing the Enterprise for Mobility 2016-07-25 HTML // PDF (0.42 MB)
ITSE.10.033 IT Security Risk Management in the Government of Canada 2016-07-21 HTML // PDF (0.70 MB)
ITSAP.00.002 GC Security Zones and Dongle Effectiveness 2016-07-14 HTML // PDF (0.86 MB)
ITSAP.00.001 Using your Mobile Device Securely 2016-07-05 HTML // PDF (0.59 MB)
ITSE.80.001 Mobile Security - Securing the Government of Canada 2016-07-05 HTML // PDF (0.57 MB)
ITSD-08 IT Security Directive for the Control and Management of In-Process COMSEC Material 2016-06-20 HTML // PDF (0.24 MB)
ITSD-06A IT Security Directive for the Control of COMSEC Material in the Canadian Private Sector 2016-06-15 HTML // PDF (0.64 MB)
ITSG-11A Emission Security (EMSEC) Guidance 2016-04-25 HTML // PDF (0.25 MB)
Edition 9 Cyber Journal 2016-04-18 HTML // PDF (1.44 MB)
ITSB-120 Cross Domain Security Primer 2016-01-21 HTML // PDF (0.11 MB)
Edition 8 Cyber Journal 2015-10-16 HTML // PDF (1.51 MB)
ITSA-70 Changes to the National COMSEC Material Control System Infrastructure 2015-04-15 HTML // PDF (0.71 MB)
Edition 7 Cyber Journal 2015-03-02 HTML // PDF (1.97 MB)
ITSB-110 Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise Edition Hardening Configuration Guidance 2015-03-02 HTML // PDF (59.49 KB)
ITSB-89 v3 Top 10 IT Security Actions to Protect Government of Canada Internet-Connected Networks and Information 2015-03-02 HTML // PDF (59.35 KB)
ITSB-105 Security Considerations for the Contracting of Public Cloud Computing Services 2015-03-02 HTML // PDF (89.39 KB)
ITSB-104 Security Considerations for Exposure of Classified IT Systems to Mobile Devices and Wireless Signals 2014-11-03 HTML // PDF (57.37 KB)
ITSD-03A IT Security Directive for the Control of COMSEC Material in the Government of Canada 2014-09-19 Read more
ITSB-112 Security Considerations for the Use of Removable Media Devices for Protected C and Classified Information 2014-08-15 HTML // PDF (0.18 MB)
Edition 6 Cyber Journal 2014-08-01 HTML // PDF (1.46 MB)
Edition 5 Cyber Journal 2014-02-01 HTML // PDF (2.03 MB)
ITSD-01A IT Security Directive for the Application of Communications Security Using CSE-Approved Solutions 2014-01-10 HTML // PDF (1.52 MB)
Edition 4 Cyber Journal 2013-09-01 HTML // PDF (1.78 MB)
ITSB-67 Cyber Security Considerations for Management - Guidance for the Government of Canada 2013-09-01 HTML // PDF (0.39 MB)
ITSB-66 Cyber Security Risks of Using Social Media - Guidance for the Government of Canada 2013-09-01 HTML // PDF (0.40 MB)
Edition 3 Cyber Journal 2013-07-01 HTML // PDF (1.39 MB)
ITSB-98 Java Vulnerability Mitigation - Guidance for the Government of Canada 2013-07-01 HTML // PDF (48.72 KB)
ITSB-64 Mobile Device Management (MDM) Solutions - Guidance for the Government of Canada 2013-07-01 HTML // PDF (0.27 MB)
ITSB-65 Risk Management for iPads - Guidance for the Government of Canada 2013-07-01 HTML // PDF (0.27 MB)
ITSG-41 Security Requirements for Wireless Local Area Networks 2013-03-14 Read more
Edition 2 Cyber Journal 2013-03-01 HTML // PDF (1.64 MB)
ITSG-26 Information Technology Security Guidance for Purchasing CSEC-Approved Cryptographic Equipment from the United States Government 2013-01-31 HTML // PDF (1.39 MB)
ITSB-95 Application Whitelisting Explained - IT Security Bulletin for the Government of Canada 2013-01-01 HTML // PDF (0.18 MB)
ITSB-94 Managing and Controlling Administrative Privileges Explained - IT Security Bulletin for the Government of Canada 2013-01-01 HTML // PDF (56.82 KB)
ITSB-96 Security Vulnerabilities and Patches Explained - IT Security Bulletin for the Government of Canada 2013-01-01 HTML // PDF (0.19 MB)
ITSG-33 IT Security Risk Management: A Lifecycle Approach 2012-11-01 Read more
Edition 1 Cyber Journal 2012-10-01 HTML // PDF (0.86 MB)
ITSB-88 Mobile Technologies in International Travel - Guidance for Government of Canada IT Security Managers 2012-07-01 HTML // PDF (0.38 MB)
ITSB-84 Foreign Electronic Key 2012-06-01 HTML // PDF (1.26 MB)
ITSD-05 Directive for Reporting and Evaluating COMSEC Incidents Involving Accountable COMSEC Material 2012-04-16 HTML // PDF (1.14 MB)
ITSD-04 Directive for the use of CSEC-Approved COMSEC Equipment and Key on a Telecommunications Network 2011-11-17 Read more
ITSB-79 Guidance for the Communications Security of SECRET Information 2011-07-01 HTML // PDF (1.03 MB)
TSCG-01\L Contracting Clauses for Telecommunications Equipment and Services 2010-10-01 HTML // PDF (49.11 KB)
TSCG-01\G Technology Supply Chain Guidelines (TSCG) 2010-10-01 HTML // PDF (1.03 MB)
ITSG-38 Network Security Zoning - Design Considerations for Placement of Services within Zones 2009-05-01 HTML // PDF (1.35 MB)
ITSA-52 Procedures for Zeroization and Handling of Key Storage Devices (KSD-64) 2009-01-01 HTML // PDF (1.04 MB)
ITSB-51 Secure Communications Interoperability Protocol (SCIP) Device Testing 2008-04-01 HTML // PDF (0.99 MB)
ITSB-49 Security Bulletin - Keyloggers and Spyware 2008-03-01 HTML // PDF (1.01 MB)
ITSB-46 Secure Communications Interoperability Protocol (SCIP) Rekey Guides 2008-01-24 Read more
ITSA-46 Secure Fax Transmission Using Secure Communications Interoperability Protocol Devices 2007-12-07 Read more
TRA-1 Harmonized TRA Methodology 2007-10-23 Read more
ITSG-22 Baseline Security Requirements for Network Security Zones in the Government of Canada 2007-06-01 HTML // PDF (2.74 MB)
ITSG-13 Cryptographic Key Ordering Manual 2006-05-01 HTML // PDF (2.20 MB)
ITSG-02 Criteria for the Design, Fabrication, Supply, Installation and Acceptance Testing of Walk-in, Radio-Frequency-Shielded Enclosures 1999-08-01 HTML // PDF (1.75 MB)

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