CIVIC

Content Control Enterprise Java CMS

Content Control is a customisable, open-source, Java CMS licenced under the General Public Licence version 3. Content Control gives you complete ownership over all aspects of your website, with features to suit all users.
It can be used across all browsers and operating systems.

Features

  • Platform and browser independent
  • Open Source
  • Simple categorisation of content
  • Full versioning of assets
  • API support for integration
  • Lucene Search engine
  • Developers can expand functionality through Rhino Scripts
  • Simple and easy content editing
  • Ability to schedule publishing actions
  • Full control over any asset including templates and CSS

Benefits

  • Platform and OS independent
  • Zero install, browser-based management interface
  • Low cost of ownership
  • Build on industry standard programming language Java
  • Clustering support
  • Makes administration of websites of any size extremely easy
  • Ease of use for both technical and non-technical users
  • Industry standard tempting language Apache Velocity
  • Review and approval process for content publishing

Pricing

£85 to £270 per instance per month

  • Education pricing available
  • Free trial available

Service documents

G-Cloud 9

889662757616212

CIVIC

Greg Rouchotas

0131 624 9830

gcloud@civicuk.com

Service scope

Service scope
Software add-on or extension Yes, but can also be used as a standalone service
What software services is the service an extension to The CMS is based on open source standards and can be extended or integrated to most services using it's API
Cloud deployment model Public cloud
Service constraints The service does not have any limitations
System requirements
  • Apache or Microsoft ISS
  • Jboss
  • MySql, Oracle or MS SQL Server

User support

User support
Email or online ticketing support Email or online ticketing
Support response times Within 2 hours
User can manage status and priority of support tickets Yes
Online ticketing support accessibility WCAG 2.0 AA or EN 301 549
Phone support Yes
Phone support availability 9 to 5 (UK time), Monday to Friday
Web chat support Web chat
Web chat support availability 9 to 5 (UK time), Monday to Friday
Web chat support accessibility standard WCAG 2.0 AA or EN 301 549 9: Web
Web chat accessibility testing We have done some testing with assistive technology users
Onsite support Yes, at extra cost
Support levels We provide three support levels. Baseline, Standard and Premium
The support options rage from £85 to £270 per month
We provide a technical account manager and cloud support engineer
Support available to third parties Yes

Onboarding and offboarding

Onboarding and offboarding
Getting started The can sign up on our website, by email or phone. Full deployment and user documentation is provided
Service documentation Yes
Documentation formats
  • HTML
  • PDF
End-of-contract data extraction Users can extract the data through the API of the system
End-of-contract process There are no additional costs at the end of the contract. Data extraction is included in the costs.

Using the service

Using the service
Web browser interface Yes
Supported browsers
  • Internet Explorer 9
  • Internet Explorer 10+
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Firefox
  • Chrome
  • Safari 9+
  • Opera
Application to install No
Designed for use on mobile devices Yes
Differences between the mobile and desktop service Mobile interface provided
Accessibility standards WCAG 2.0 AAA
Accessibility testing We have done exhaustive testing with users of assistive technology.
API Yes
What users can and can't do using the API Users can not setup the service through an API
The system supports a REST API allowing users to use the service as they need.
API documentation Yes
API documentation formats
  • HTML
  • PDF
API sandbox or test environment Yes
Customisation available Yes
Description of customisation Authenticated users have the ability to fully customise the service

Scaling

Scaling
Independence of resources We operate multiple custers of servers to deliver the service and watch the load to ensure optimal performance at all times.

Analytics

Analytics
Service usage metrics Yes
Metrics types We can provide details of the service usage as required by the client.
Reporting types Reports on request

Resellers

Resellers
Supplier type Not a reseller

Staff security

Staff security
Staff security clearance Other security clearance
Government security clearance Up to Developed Vetting (DV)

Asset protection

Asset protection
Knowledge of data storage and processing locations Yes
Data storage and processing locations United Kingdom
User control over data storage and processing locations Yes
Datacentre security standards Supplier-defined controls
Penetration testing frequency At least every 6 months
Penetration testing approach Another external penetration testing organisation
Protecting data at rest
  • Physical access control, complying with another standard
  • Encryption of all physical media
  • Scale, obfuscating techniques, or data storage sharding
Data sanitisation process Yes
Data sanitisation type
  • Explicit overwriting of storage before reallocation
  • Deleted data can’t be directly accessed
Equipment disposal approach Complying with a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v.30, CAS (Sanitisation) or ISO/IEC 27001

Data importing and exporting

Data importing and exporting
Data export approach Users can export their data through the service's API
Data export formats CSV
Data import formats CSV

Data-in-transit protection

Data-in-transit protection
Data protection between buyer and supplier networks
  • Private network or public sector network
  • TLS (version 1.2 or above)
  • IPsec or TLS VPN gateway
  • Bonded fibre optic connections
  • Legacy SSL and TLS (under version 1.2)
Data protection within supplier network
  • TLS (version 1.2 or above)
  • IPsec or TLS VPN gateway
  • Legacy SSL and TLS (under version 1.2)

Availability and resilience

Availability and resilience
Guaranteed availability We provide SLA for availability based on the licence type
Approach to resilience We operate multiple clusters of servers to deliver performance and resilience. DDOS protecting in place.
Outage reporting Email Alerts

Identity and authentication

Identity and authentication
User authentication needed Yes
User authentication
  • 2-factor authentication
  • Public key authentication (including by TLS client certificate)
  • Identity federation with existing provider (for example Google Apps)
  • Limited access network (for example PSN)
  • Dedicated link (for example VPN)
  • Username or password
Access restrictions in management interfaces and support channels Access to management interfaces is controlled via private or VPN links.
Access restriction testing frequency At least every 6 months
Management access authentication
  • 2-factor authentication
  • Public key authentication (including by TLS client certificate)
  • Identity federation with existing provider (for example Google Apps)
  • Limited access network (for example PSN)
  • Dedicated link (for example VPN)
  • Username or password

Audit information for users

Audit information for users
Access to user activity audit information Users have access to real-time audit information
How long user audit data is stored for At least 12 months
Access to supplier activity audit information Users have access to real-time audit information
How long supplier audit data is stored for At least 12 months
How long system logs are stored for At least 12 months

Standards and certifications

Standards and certifications
ISO/IEC 27001 certification Yes
Who accredited the ISO/IEC 27001 QMS International
ISO/IEC 27001 accreditation date 13/05/2008
What the ISO/IEC 27001 doesn’t cover Nothing
ISO 28000:2007 certification No
CSA STAR certification No
PCI certification No
Other security accreditations Yes
Any other security accreditations Cyber Essentials

Security governance

Security governance
Named board-level person responsible for service security Yes
Security governance accreditation Yes
Security governance standards ISO/IEC 27001
Information security policies and processes We have a number of information security policies as dictated by ISO 27001. These include:
-Information Security Policy
-Access Control Policy
-Anti-Piracy Policy
-Backup Policy
-Bring your own device (BYOD) Policy
-Cloud Computing Policy
-Email & Internet Acceptable Usage Policy
-Leaving Policy
-Network Systems Monitoring Policy
-Password Policy
-Remote Access and Mobile Computing Policy
-Social Media Policy
-Virus Protection Policy

Our information security manual is reviewed and tested annually. The testers and external auditors report their findings to the board.

Operational security

Operational security
Configuration and change management standard Supplier-defined controls
Configuration and change management approach We control our configuration and change management processes through our ISO27001 policies
Vulnerability management type Supplier-defined controls
Vulnerability management approach We use external third parties to perform penetration testing on a regular basis. We also use internal industry standard scanners to perform bi-weekly penetration tests. We monitor all major security lists to ensure we are notified of any threats in a timely manner.
Protective monitoring type Supplier-defined controls
Protective monitoring approach We use internal and external monitoring and Intrusion detection systems to identify potential problems or compromises.
In the event of a potential compromise our board level security officer is notified as well as the potentially affected clients.
We respond to potential incidents immediately.
Incident management type Supplier-defined controls
Incident management approach We have a number of processes to deal with common events.
Users can report incidents via email, telephone or online through our issue tracking system.
We provide reports and root cause analysis reports via email

Secure development

Secure development
Approach to secure software development best practice Independent review of processes (for example CESG CPA Build Standard, ISO/IEC 27034, ISO/IEC 27001 or CSA CCM v3.0)

Public sector networks

Public sector networks
Connection to public sector networks No

Pricing

Pricing
Price £85 to £270 per instance per month
Discount for educational organisations Yes
Free trial available Yes
Description of free trial A free trial can be arranged for a limited time period and includes full use of the service.

Documents

Documents
Pricing document View uploaded document
Skills Framework for the Information Age rate card View uploaded document
Service definition document View uploaded document
Terms and conditions document View uploaded document
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