Getting Started with the UCF Common Controls Hub Network Frontiers released a new method for allowing authenticated users to download content from the UCF Common Controls Hub (CCH) website. Users require a separate subscription to the Network Frontiers Unified Compliance Framework Common Controls Hub (UCF-CCH) to download UCF content. For customers whose GRC entitlement date is before December 1, 2016, you are entitled to a free UCF CCH account for the period of December 1, 2016 through November 30, 2018. For customers on Helsinki (Patch 7 and above), or Istanbul, and whose GRC entitlement date is December 1, 2016 or after, you must contact UCF-Common Control Hub to arrange for a subscription, if your organization plans on using Unified Controls Compliance as the provider of your controls library. For more information about establishing a UCF CCH account, see Unified Compliance Framework.Note: A subscription to UCF-CCH is not required for using the GRC Policy & Compliance application. Table 1. If your organization's GRC entitlement date is Tasks BEFORE December 1, 2016 Activate Compliance UCF. Create HI Request for GRC subscription validation free UCF-CCH account. Configure the UCF integration. Download a UCF shared list. AFTER December 1, 2016 Sign up for a UCF CCH account and customize your basic subscription to include API Access. Activate Compliance UCF. Create HI Request for UCF-CCH account integration information. Configure the UCF integration. Download a UCF shared list. Activate Compliance UCFThe GRC: Compliance UCF (com.sn_comp_ucf) plugin is available as a separate subscription.Configure the UCF integrationAfter ServiceNow® HI customer support provides you the UCF-CCH account integration information the OAuth integration process and will contact the requester with the integration information.After Create HI Request for UCF-CCH account integration informationThe UCF integration is an OAuth-based integration requiring a user's CCH Client ID and Client Secret.Download a UCF shared listIn order for compliance managers to download UCF authority documents from the UCF CCH, the list must be marked as Shared. When updating Authority Documents or adding new ones, you must update all your authority documents to ensure that the common controls framework remains in sync with the authority documents you are using.