Application Software

Introduction and Status

The CCDB has established a Work Group to assist in creating an iTC (and hence cPPs) for Application Software (the Work Group name is abbreviated to "App SW WG"). The Work Group comprises participants from 6 nations, at present: Australia, Canada, Sweden, Turkey, the UK, and the US.

The invitation notice for joining the candidate iTC, with contact details, can be found here: iTC invitation letter.

To join the iTC, please message:

Security Problem Definition (SPD)

The AppSW iTC has released the draft Security Problem Definition (SPD) document for public review. The public review will close on Friday, May 5th, 2017.  All feedback should be submitted by this date using this review template.  Completed review forms should be e-mailed to

Initial Essential Security Requirements (ESR) and Position Statements

Essential Security Requirements

The working group has produced an Essential Security Requirements document for Application Software. The ESR represents the common needs of the WG members in the technology area. The document can be found here: Essential Security Requirements.

Information about Application Software cPP Position Statements can be found here:  Position Statements.