Project Title

CCSDS Key Management Guide



Document Number


1.02 Security Working Group

Document Type


Description of Document

CCSDS Key Management guidance and tutorial based on NIST Special Publication 800-57. Some initial work was began by UK Space Agency.

Applicable Patents

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

Patent Comments

There are no known or potential licenses that would be required for users to implement this standard.

Survey of Similar Standards
Documents or Projects
Undertaken in Other Bodies
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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.)
(Date in M/D/YYYY format.)
Project ApprovedOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet11/16/2004Initial start by BNSC
Project Start DateOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet11/16/2004
Internal WG Review
First Draft Circulated to WGOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet4/8/2005BNSC initial draft
First Draft Comments DueOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet6/30/2005
Second draft circulated to WGOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet10/4/2007ESA initial draft
Second Draft Comments DueOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet12/20/2007
Final WB Submitted to AD for Further ProcessingOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet1/20/2009Revised after AD comments
External Milestones
Secretariat Document ProcessingOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet2/20/2009In editors document queue
First Agency ReviewMagenta BulletBlue Bullet3/30/2009
RID ResolutionMagenta BulletBlue Bullet5/30/2009
Secretariat Document Processing 2Magenta BulletBlue Bullet6/30/2009
Final Agency ReviewMagenta BulletBlue Bullet8/30/2009
RID ResolutionMagenta BulletBlue Bullet10/30/2009
First Prototype DevelopmentBlue Bullet
Second Prototype DevelopmentBlue Bullet
CMC ApprovalOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet12/15/2009Completed & published
Total Time to Complete
(in months)
Version: 132.0
Created at 9/26/2008 1:47 PM by Weiss Howard
Last modified at 4/6/2014 8:20 PM by CCSDS Tech Support