How We Work

Overview

Collaboration And Innovation Drive CCC

Joining a working group will help you get the most out of your CCC membership. It’s the best way to showcase your expertise and influence the future of the CCC Digital Key. As a CCC member, you can choose which of our groups to participate in and have your voice valued.

Our members are experts in their fields. When you’re involved with a working group, your thoughts, reviews, and votes hold significant weight in the future technology standards that will be used on smart devices and vehicles across the globe.

Working groups are the keys to our success, and we welcome you to join us.

 

 

Working Group Organizational Structure

Board of Directors
Certification Working Group

Chair:
Laurence Bringer
(Thales)

Vice Chair:
Georg Stuetz
(NXP B.V.)

Security Certification Task Group

Chair:
Georg Stuetz
(NXP B.V.)

Vice Chair:
Marco Steger
(Huf)

Functional Certification Task Group

Chair:
Christoph Castell
(NXP B.V.)

Technical Working Group

Chair:
Alastair Hopper
(Qorvo)

Vice Chair:
Dong Nguyen
(VW Group)

Digital Key Task Group

Chair:
Stefan Simon
(Mercedes-Benz AG)

Ecosystem Working Group

Chair:
Matthias Wilkens
(NXP B.V.)

Vice Chair:
Stefan Simon
(Mercedes-Benz AG)

China Market Task Group

Chair:
Canfeng Chen
(Xiaomi)

Use Case & Requirements Working Group

Chair:
Danny Heber
(Robert Bosch GmbH)

Co-Vice Chair: Francois Fischer (Huawei)

Co-Vice Chair: Joe Sieger (Repairify/Astech)

Ecosystem Working Group

The scope of the Ecosystem Working Group (EWG) is the marketing communications, public relations, and member relations activities of CCC.
The EWG responsibilities are defined as:

 

 

Ecosystem Working Group
Chair: Matthias Wilkens (NXP B.V.)

  • Promotion of external events for awareness and Member acquisition
  • Develop and maintain communications focused relationships with other industry associations and groups
  • CCC event organization
  • Internal consortium communications
  • Publication of technical whitepapers and presentations
  • Public webpage content management
  • Trademark development and communication
  • Advise and report to BoD on marketing communications, various external communications and forward-looking opportunities
  • Process new work items
  • Advise and report to BoD on ecosystem issues
  • Define deliverables and milestones for Board Approval

 

 

Ecosystem Working Group
Chair: Matthias Wilkens (NXP B.V.)

Use Case & Requirements Working Group

The scope of the Use Case & Requirements Working Group (UCRWG) is to define use cases and market requirements for CCC technical work.
The UCRWG responsibilities are defined as:

 

 

Use Case & Requirements Working Group
Chair: Danny Heber (Robert Bosch GmbH)

  • Define and approve use cases for future work items
  • Define and approve market and user experience requirements
  • Advise and report to BoD on use case and requirements issues
  • Define deliverables and milestones for Board Approval

 

 

Use Case & Requirements Working Group
Chair: Danny Heber (Robert Bosch GmbH)

Certification Working Group

The scope of the Certification Working Group (CWG) is the definition of certification processes, writing of certification tests and to be a consultation body of the CCC.
The CWG responsibilities are defined as:

 

 

Certification Working Group
Chair: Laurence Bringer (Thales)

  • Integration of Technical Working Group output in the Certification Program
  • Definition of certification processes and certification database management
  • Development and maintenance of Test Suites (conformance, interoperability) and supporting documents (like ICS, IXIT)
  • Plan and organize plugfests in alignment with other standards organizations on certification issues
  • Define process for lab selection and maintenance
  • Define or select appropriate security evaluation methods
  • Define security testing requirements, for example in the form of protection profiles
  • Define or select appropriate security audit procedures
  • Certification trademark policy management
  • Define process for Certification Body selection and management
  • Define process for certification tool validation
  • Define process for and manage incident response
  • Manage development of certification tools
  • Advise and report to BoD on Certification Program issues
  • Define deliverables and milestones for Board Approval
  • Create, manage and disband Task Groups under CWG and their related responsibilities and deliverable milestones

 

 

Certification Working Group
Chair: Laurence Bringer (Thales)

Technical Working Group

The scope of the Technical Working Group (TWG) is the development and maintenance of technical specifications.
The TWG responsibilities are defined as:

 

 

Technical Working Group
Chair: Alastair Hopper (Qorvo)

  • Develop technical requirements based on the output of the UCRWG
  • Develop and maintain technical specifications
  • Develop and maintain technically focused relationships, including liaisons, with other industry associations and groups, per section 10.
  • Approve final draft technical specifications and errata
  • Manage Intellectual Property Review process
  • Create, manage and disband Task Groups under TWG and their related responsibilities and deliverable milestones
  • Define deliverables and milestones for Board Approval
  • Manage and resolve technical issues and dispute resolutions
  • Advise and report to BoD on technical program issues
  • Provide information and inputs to the Ecosystem Working Group

 

 

Technical Working Group
Chair: Alastair Hopper (Qorvo)

Our Partners

CCC maintains liaisons with a number of important industry consortiums and alliances.