Security policies

The grid security policies are prepared and maintained by the Joint Security Policy Group (JSPG) (, approved by management and thereby endorsed and adopted by the Grid as a whole.

Please note: It was agreed by the Grid Deployment Board (GDB) at a meeting on 13th January, 2004 that all LCG Policy documents remain valid until such time as they are updated.

The following are links to the most uptodate LCG/EGEE Joint Security Policy Group policies.

The core set:

Sub-policy set:

More information about JSPG

    JSPG Meetings:
    JSPG Website:

Other JSPG Policies (under discussion or waiting for approval)

There are some more security policies under developement, which can be found at CERN EDMS (You might use the EDMS Document Number to locate the policy document)
  • Grid Security Policy (EDMS Document Number: 428008) (After approval, it will replace above Security and Availability Policy)
  • Grid Site Operations Policy (EDMS Document Number: 819783)
  • Virtual Organisation Operations Policy (EDMS Document Number: 853968)
  • Policy on Grid Multi-User Pilot Jobs (EDMS Document Number: 855383)
  • Grid Security Logging and Traceability Policy (EDMS Document Number:428037) (After approval, it will replace above Audit Requirements Policy)

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