The Security Sub-Committee (SSC) was established by the SEC Panel to oversee, review and advise on SEC security arrangements.
The SSC meets twice a month. Its objectives are set out in Section G7 of the SEC and include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Document Development and Maintenance:
- Development and maintenance of various pieces of Security documentation, including the Security Controls Framework and the Risk Treatment Plan;
- Security Assurance:
- At least annually review the Security Obligations and Assurance Arrangements to ensure they remain fit for purpose;
- Monitoring Devices that are certified by the Commercial Products Assurance Scheme, and ensuring the Scheme remains fit for purpose;
- Monitoring and Advice:
- Provide assistance to the DCC and Users in relation to the causes of security incidents and management of any vulnerabilities; and
- Monitor Anomaly Detection Thresholds and provide opinions on means of detecting Compromises to the DCC.
- Transitioned duties:
- The SSC has taken on CPL Removal Monitoring duties and CPA Security Characteristics from the Department for Business Energy & Industry Strategy (BEIS).
The Security Sub-Committee is made up of:
- 6 Large Suppliers
- 2 Small Suppliers
- 2 Network Parties
(1 Gas, 1 Electricity)
- 1 Other User
- 1 Shared Resource Provider
- 1 TABASC Representative
- Independent Chair
- DCC, BEIS
You can view the current members below, and enquire about our current vacancies here.
Meeting documentation for the Panel and its Sub-Committees can be accessed by visiting the Meeting Calendar page and selecting the applicable meeting calendar entry.
- SSC Terms of Reference v3.1
- Nomination form for Security Sub-Committee Members
- SEC Section G - Agreed Interpretations V2.3
- SEC Section G Standards and Best Practices Review V4.0
- SCF V2.5 - Tracked Changes (zip)
- SSC 2021 Meeting Dates
- SSC Membership
- SMKI PMA and SSC Guidance - Standards, Procedures and Guidelines v1.0