Project Title

Bundle Security Protocol for CCSDS



Project Status

On Schedule

Project Phase

Secretariat Document Processing 2

Document Number



6.09 Delay Tolerant Networking Working Group

Document Type


Description of Document

This document will describe a CCSDS profile of the Bundle Security Protocol (RFC6257 http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc6257). The IETF is currently revising the bundle security protocol in order to simplify it and to update the ciphersuites. This document will be based on the REVISED IETF document that is forthcoming. This is a placeholder project; resources have NOT YET been identified and a CMC poll has NOT YET been requested.

Applicable Patents

There are no patent issues for this technology that are known by the CCSDS community

Patent Comments

Survey of Similar Standards
Documents or Projects
Undertaken in Other Bodies
and elsewhere in CCSDS


Book Editor


Book Editor Resources

6 months

Prototype 1


Prototype 1 Resources

2 months. There will be at least one implementation that is part of the ION suite.

Prototype 2


Prototype 2 Resources

4 months; probably extend / modify the DTN2 implementation.

Prototype 3

Prototype 3 Resources


Monitor Only


Resource Comments


Legend for Schedule Milestones
Orange Bullet = Required for Orange Books
Green Bullet = Required for Green Books
Magenta Bullet = Required for Magenta Books
Blue Bullet = Required for Blue Books
Note - Red Books are Draft Blue/Magenta Books

Schedule Milestones
Orange BookGreen BookMagenta BookBlue Book
Original Completion Date
(Date in M/D/YYYY format.)
Estimated Completion Date
(Date in M/D/YYYY format.)
Actual Completion Date
(Date in M/D/YYYY format.)
(Date in M/D/YYYY format.)
Project ApprovedOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet10/1/20144/15/20154/15/2015
Project Start DateOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet4/15/20154/15/2015
Internal WG Review
First Draft Circulated to WGOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet11/1/20142/1/20162/15/2016
First Draft Comments DueOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet12/1/20145/1/20165/1/2016
Second draft circulated to WGOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet1/1/20154/7/20174/7/2017
Second Draft Comments DueOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet2/1/20154/21/20174/23/2017
Final WB Submitted to AD for Further ProcessingOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet3/1/20155/5/20174/24/2017
External Milestones
Secretariat Document ProcessingOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet4/1/20158/1/20185/1/2018Date approx and must be wrong based on Agency Review
First Agency ReviewMagenta BulletBlue Bullet6/1/201510/1/20185/22/2018Agency review completed 5/22/18
RID ResolutionMagenta BulletBlue Bullet7/1/201512/1/20195/1/2020
Secretariat Document Processing 2Magenta BulletBlue Bullet8/1/20159/1/2020
Final Agency ReviewMagenta BulletBlue Bullet12/1/201511/1/2020
RID ResolutionMagenta BulletBlue Bullet2/1/20163/1/2021
First Prototype DevelopmentBlue Bullet6/1/20166/1/2020
First Prototype DevelopmentBlue Bullet8/1/20169/1/2020
CMC ApprovalOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet12/1/20166/1/2021ICPA Need Date 12/31/2017
Total Time to Complete
(in months)
Version: 701.0
Created at 7/22/2013 8:16 AM by Scott Keith
Last modified at 12/22/2020 10:39 PM by Brian Oliver