Cadzow Communications Consulting Ltd (C3L) – UK

Cadzow Communications Consulting Ltd ( is a privately owned consulting company with specialism in standards development for security in communications networks. Specific competences are found in:

  • Digital Private Mobile Radio - PMR (TETRA - Terrestrial Trunked Radio);
  • Next generation networking (TISPAN, 3GPP, CDMA2000);
  • Emergency Telecommunication (EMTEL);
  • Intelligent Transport Systems (ETSI ITS)
  • Lawful interception and security regulation.

In addition the company has been involved in defining the roadmap for future development of RFID technology in Europe and for defining a roadmap for deployment of eHealth technologies in Europe.

Role in the project

C3L will be responsible for all the activities with any impact on privacy and security. The standards effort will be achieved through key teams in ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute) and shall undertake the PIA (Privacy Impact Assessment) and TVRA (Threat, Vulnerability, and Risk Analysis) for use of data and privacy in i-SCOPE leading to the development of a security process and architecture model.

Key Staff involved in the project

Mr Scott Cadzow is the director and technical lead in C3L. His interests are in the deployment of assurance paradigms for security in standards with a view to leading towards comparable metrics to be applied to security products and systems. In undertaking these roles he acts as rapporteur for a large number of ETSI standards and chairs a number of standardisation groups in ETSI and ISO including:

  • Chair of FP7 iTour Project Steering Committee (rotating position expired February 2011)
  • Chair of ETSI TC ITS WG5 (Security)
  • Chair of ISO TC204.16.7 (Security)
  • Vice-chair ETSI TC TETRA.6 (Security)
  • Vice-chair TA SFPG (Security)