Dedicated Security Components

Introduction and Status

The CCDB has established a Work Group to assist in creating an iTC (and hence cPPs) for Dedicated Security Component (the Work Group name is abbreviated to "DSC WG"). The Work Group comprises participants from 2 nations, at present: 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 DSC iTC has released the draft Capabilities, Assumptions and Threats document for public review.  The public review will close on Tuesday, 17 January 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 Dedicated Security Component. 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 Dedicated Security Component cPP Position Statements can be found here: Position Statements.