Full Disk Encryption

Introduction and Status

The CCDB established a Work Group to assist in creating an iTC (and hence a cPP) for Full Disk Encryption (the Work Group name is abbreviated to "CCDB FDE WG"). The Work Group comprises participants from 10 nations, at present: Australia, Canada, India, Japan, Norway, Republic of Korea, Sweden, Turkey, the UK, and the US.

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

The iTC formation is currently being coordinated via FDE-ITC@CCDBinfo.org. The alias for the entire iTC is: FDE-ITC@niap-ccevs.org.

April Newsletter

Version 2

Version 2 of the FDE Authorization Acquisition (AA) and Encryption Engine (EE) cPP and associated Supporting Documents are Published!  The FDE AA Supporting Document and the FDE EE Version 2 Supporting Document have been updated to include Power Management and Firmware Signing.  They will be going to the CCDB for review shortly. 

The Enterprise Management Module cPP and Supporting Document have been created for the FDE AA cPP to address security critical requirements for centralized management of enterprise deployments.  The public comment period will end May 26, 2017.  Please use the comment form templates included:  FDE EM cPP v2.0 comment responses, FDE EM SD v2.0 comment responses, and submit your comments to FDE-ITC@niap-ccevs.org

Version 1

FDE AA cPP and FDE AA Supporting Document and FDE EE cPP and FDE EE Supporting Documents are Published!

The Supporting Documents underwent CCDB review and the cPPs and Supporting Documents were updated based on the feedback received from several schemes. The iTC’s comments based on the feedback can be found below:

  • Germany – EE , AA
  • Korea – EE, AA
  • New Zealand – AA

The associated Endorsement Statements

Version 1 Background Information