Change Control Notice

00016_20170917 to 00025_20191127 HSCN Compliance CR Form

Change Reference:  – 0018 20191127

Date:- 27th November 2019

Title:  – HSCN Obligations -Technical and Security Obligations

Change to:- Obligations Framework 4.3.3 – S09a

Dialogue –Replace the following text (column E):
‘HSCN Suppliers must ensure that all outbound Internet traffic originating from HSCN Authority-nominated HSCN connection services is directed to the HSCN centrally provided Advanced Network Monitoring (ANM) service.’

With the following (differences highlighted in bold):
‘HSCN Suppliers must ensure that all outbound Internet traffic originating from HSCN Authority-nominated HSCN connection services is directed to the HSCN centrally provided Advanced Network Monitoring (ANM)or NHS Secure Boundary service.
HSCN Suppliers must ensure all outbound internet traffic originating from HSCN Authority-nominated HSCN connection services is directed to the NHS Secure Boundary service only by 31 March 2020.’

Change to column I (difference highlighted in bold): 
Stage 3: Test that Internet traffic is received from specific HSCN Consumer services. in ANM

 Change reason –To mitigate a (potential) risk or (current) issue

Change Level – Major. 

Comments due back on 27th December 2019. No comment is assumed to be acceptance.

  1. A commercial review of the proposed changes is required.
    1. Please can some more information around this comment be provided. NHS Digital don’t believe that the move to Secure Boundary from ANM means any change to the commercial model.

The following CN-SPs are consulted

  1. Convergence (Group Networks) Limited
  2. MLL Telecom Limited
  3. Redcentric Solutions Limited
  4. AdEPT Telecom PLC
  5. British Telecommunications PLC
  6. Piksel Limited (Carelink)
  7. Daisy Communications Limited
  8. Exponential-e Limited
  9. IT Professional Services Limited
  10. KCOM Group Public Limited Company
  11. CenturyLink Communications UK Limited
  12. Node 4 Limited
  13. NYNET Limited
  14. OCSL Managed Services Limited
  15. Updata Infrastructure (UK) Limited
  16. The Networking People (Northwest Ltd)
  17. Virgin Media Business Limited
  18. UKFast.net Limited
  19. Gamma Telecom
  20. GTT
  21. High Speed Office
  22. Intercity Technology Ltd
  23. IQVIA Solutions UK Ltd
  24. Logicalis
  25. Telefonica UK Limited
  26. Vodafone
  27. CANCOM UK Managed Services

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