November 2020 SEC Release »

November 2020 SEC Release

The November 2020 SEC Release, due to go live on 29 November 2020, will contain DCC System impacting changes arising from SEC Modification Proposals. The following modifications are currently in scope:

SECMP0062 'Northbound Application Traffic Management – Alert Storm Protection' part 2Approved
MP080 'Managing DUIS uplifts'Approved
MP081 'Alignment of DUIS and CHISM to reflect current DCC Processing'Approved
MP088 'Power to raise modifications'Targeted
MP093 'Implementing IRP511 and CRP535 to support GBCS v3.2 devices'Approved
MP098 'Incorporation of multiple Issue Resolution Proposals into the SEC - Batch 3'Approved
MP101 'Large Gas Meter Displays'Approved
MP102A 'Power Outage Alerts triggered by an OTA firmware upgrade'Targeted
MP103 'DCC SOC2 Assessments'Approved
MP110 'Aligning SEC Appendix D with DCC Processes'Approved
MP112 'Setting the Privacy Assessment Assurance Status'Approved
MP115 'Changes to the NCSC Good Practice Guides'Approved
MP118 'Communications Hub Finance Charges'Approved
MP120 'Correcting DUIS Matrix for SRV7.7 Eligible Users'Approved
MP124 'Consequential changes to DUIS and MMC'Approved
MP127 'SMKI RAPP Security Screening clarification'Targeted
MP131 'Default maximum demand configuration conflict'Targeted
MP133 'Consequential changes to SEC Section G'Targeted

No further modifications are expected to be added to the scope of this release, although the Panel may choose to add further modifications by exception if it is felt necessary or efficient to do so.


Release documentation

The SEC Release Implementation Document covering the modifications targeted for inclusion in this release is available below. This document was last updated on 25 June 2020 to reflect the approval of MP098, MP101 and MP110, for the approval of the Testing Approach Document (TAD) and for the updated costs from the DCC.


Proposal to change the implementation date

On 19 June 2020, the SEC Panel agreed to write to the Authority to request the implementation date be amended to 29 November 2020, with flexibility to extend this to 6 December 2020 if required. The Authority approved this request on 7 July 2020. The Panel’s letter to the Authority and the Authority’s response can be downloaded below.

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