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Ballot 29 – Guidelines Renumbering

Ballot 29 – Guidelines Renumbering (Passed)

Motion

Tim Moses has made the following motion, and Bjorn Vermo and Nick Hales have endorsed it:


Motion begins


Effective upon ratification of Version 1.2, the Guidelines should be renumbered in accordance with the following table.

Proposed section number -> Current section label

Front matter -> Front matter, A.1.(c) Guidelines Issuing Authority, A.1.(d) Revisions to Guidelines paras 1 and 2

ToC -> ToC

1. Scope -> A.1.(b) Scope

2. References -> Requires new material

3. Definitions -> DEFINITIONS

4. Abbreviations and acronyms -> Requires new material

5. Conventions -> A.1.(a) para 2 General, A.1.(d) Revisions to Guidelines para 3

6. Basic concept of the EV certificate -> A.1.(a) para 1 General, B. Basic concept of the EV certificate

6.1 Purpose of EV certificates -> 2. Purpose of EV Certificates

6.1.1 Primary Purposes -> (a) Primary Purposes

6.1.2 Secondary Purposes -> (b) Secondary Purposes

6.1.3 Excluded Purposes -> (c) Excluded Purposes

6.2 EV certificate warranties and representations -> 3. EV Certificate Warranties and Representations

6.2.1 By the CA and Root CA -> (a) By the CA and Root CA

6.2.2 By the Subscriber -> (b) By the Subscriber

7. Community and applicability -> C. COMMUNITY AND APPLICABILITY

7.1 Issuance of EV Certificates -> 4. Issuance of EV Certificates

7.1.1 Compliance -> (a) Compliance

7.1.2 EV Policies -> (b) EV Policies

7.1.3 Insurance -> (c) Insurance

7.1.4 Audit Requirements -> (d) Audit Requirements

7.2 Obtaining EV Certificates -> 5. Obtaining EV Certificates

7.2.1 General -> (a) General

7.2.2 Private Organization Subjects -> (b) Private Organization Subjects

7.2.3 Government Entity Subjects -> (c) Government Entity Subjects

7.2.4 Business Entities -> (d) Business Entities

7.2.5 Non-Commercial Entity Subjects -> (d) Non-Commercial Entity Subjects

8. EV certificate content and profile -> D. EV CERTIFICATE CONTENT AND PROFILE

8.1 EV Certificate Content Requirements -> 6. EV Certificate Content Requirements

8.1.1 Subject Organization Information -> (a) Subject Organization Information

8.2 EV Certificate Policy Identification Requirements -> 7. EV Certificate Policy Identification Requirements

8.2.1 EV Subscriber Certificates -> (a) EV Subscriber Certificates

8.2.2 EV Subordinate CA Certificates -> (b) EV Subordinate CA Certificates

8.2.3 Root CA Certificates -> (c) Root CA Certificates

8.3 Maximum Validity Period -> 8. Maximum Validity Period

8.3.1 For EV Certificate -> (a) For EV Certificate

8.3.2 For Validated Data -> (b) For Validated Data

8.4 Other Technical Requirements for EV Certificates -> 9. Other Technical Requirements for EV Certificates

9. EV Certificate request requirements -> E. EV CERTIFICATE REQUEST REQUIREMENTS

9.1 General Requirements -> 10. General Requirements

9.1.1 Documentation Requirements -> (a) Documentation Requirements

9.1.2 Role Requirements -> (b) Role Requirements

9.2 EV Certificate Request Requirements -> 11. EV Certificate Request Requirements

9.2.1 General -> (a) General

9.2.2 Request and Certification -> (b) Request and Certification

9.2.3 Information Requirements -> (c) Information Requirements

9.3 Subscriber Agreement Requirements -> 12. Subscriber Agreement Requirements

9.3.1 General -> (a) General

9.3.2 Agreement Requirements -> (b) Agreement Requirements

10. Information verification requirements -> F. INFORMATION VERIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

10.1 General Overview -> 13. General Overview

10.1.1 Verification Requirements – Overview -> (a) Verification Requirements – Overview

10.1.2 Acceptable Methods of Verification – Overview -> (b) Acceptable Methods of Verification – Overview

10.2 Verification of Applicant’s Legal Existence and Identity -> 14. Verification of Applicant’s Legal Existence and Identity

10.2.1 Verification Requirements -> (a) Verification Requirements

10.2.2 Acceptable Method of Verification -> (b) Acceptable Method of Verification

10.3 Verification of Applicant’s Legal Existence and Identity – Assumed Name -> 15. Verification of Applicant’s Legal Existence and Identity – Assumed Name

10.3.1 Verification Requirements -> (a) Verification Requirements

10.3.2 Acceptable Method of Verification -> (b) Acceptable Method of Verification

10.4 Verification of Applicant’s Physical Existence -> 16. Verification of Applicant’s Physical Existence

10.4.1 Address of Applicant’s Place of Business -> (a) Address of Applicant’s Place of Business

10.4.2 Telephone Number for Applicant’s Place of Business -> (b) Telephone Number for Applicant’s Place of Business

10.5 Verification of Applicant’s operational existence -> 17. Verification of Applicant’s Operational Existence

10.5.1 Verification Requirements -> (a) Verification Requirements

10.5.2 Acceptable Methods of Verification -> (b) Acceptable Methods of Verification

10.6 Verification of Applicant’s Domain Name -> 18. Verification of Applicant’s Domain Name

10.6.1 Verification Requirements -> (a) Verification Requirements

10.6.2 Acceptable Methods of Verification -> (b) Acceptable Methods of Verification

10.7 Verification of Name, Title, and Authority of Contract Signer and Certificate Approver -> 19. Verification of Name, Title and Authority of Contract Signer & Certificate Approver

10.7.1 Verification Requirements -> (a) Verification Requirements

10.7.2 Acceptable Methods of Verification – Name, Title and Agency -> (b) Acceptable Methods of Verification – Name, Title, and Agency

10.7.3 Acceptable Methods of Verification – Authorization -> (c) Acceptable Methods of Verification – Authorization

10.7.4 Pre-Authorized Certificate Approver -> (d) Pre-Authorized Certificate Approver

10.8 Verification of Signature on Subscriber Agreement and EV Certificate Requests -> 20. Verification of Signature on Subscriber Agreement and EV Certificate Requests

10.8.1 Verification Requirements -> (a) Verification Requirements

10.8.2 Acceptable Methods of Signature Verification -> (b) Acceptable Methods of Signature Verification

10.9 Verification of Approval of EV Certificate Request -> 21. Verification of Approval of EV Certificate Request

10.9.1 Verification Requirements -> (a) Verification Requirements

10.9.2 Acceptable Methods of Verification -> (b) Acceptable Methods of Verification

10.10 Verification of Certain Information Sources -> 22. Verification of Certain Information Sources

10.10.1 Verified Legal Opinion -> (a) Verified Legal Opinion

10.10.2 Verified Accountant Letter -> (b) Verified Accountant Letter

10.10.3 Face-to-face Validation -> (c) Face-to-face validation

10.10.4 Independent confirmation from Applicant -> (d) Independent Confirmation From Applicant

10.10.5 Qualified Independent Information Sources (QIIS) -> (e) Qualified Independent Information Sources (QIIS)

10.10.6 Qualified Government Information Source (QGIS) -> (f) Qualified Government Information Sources (QGIS)

10.10.7 Qualified Government Tax Information Source (QGTIS) -> (g) Qualified Government Tax Information Sources (QGTIS)

10.11 Other Verification Requirements -> 23. Other Verification Requirements

10.11.1 High Risk Status -> (a) High Risk Status

10.11.2 Denied Lists and Other Legal Black Lists -> (b) Denied Lists and Other Legal Black Lists

10.12 Final Cross-Correlation and Due Diligence -> 24. Final Cross-Correlation and Due Diligence

10.13 EV Certificate Renewal Verification Requirements -> 25. EV Certificate Renewal Verification Requirements

10.13.1 Validation for Renewal Requests -> (a) Validation for Renewal Requests

10.13.2 Validation for Reissuance Requests -> (b) Validation for Reissuance Requests

10.13.3 Renewal Exceptions -> (c) Renewal Exceptions

11. Certificate status checking and revocation issues -> G. CERTIFICATE STATUS CHECKING AND REVOCATION ISSUES

11.1 EV Certificate Status Checking -> 26. EV Certificate Status Checking

11.1.1 Repository -> (a) Repository

11.1.2 Reasonable User Experience -> (b) Reasonable User Experience

11.1.3 Response Time -> (c) Response Time

11.1.4 Deletion of Entries -> (d) Deletion of Entries

11.2 EV Certificate Revocation -> 27. EV Certificate Revocation

11.2.1 Revocation Guidelines and Capability -> (a) Revocation Guidelines and Capability

11.2.2 Revocation Events -> (b) Revocation Events

11.3 EV Certificate Problem Reporting and Response Capability -> 28. EV Certificate Problem Reporting and Response Capability

11.3.1 Reporting -> (a) Reporting

11.3.2 Investigation -> (b) Investigation

11.3.3 Response -> (c) Response

12. Employee and third party issues -> H. EMPLOYEE AND THIRD PARTY ISSUES

12.1 Trustworthiness and Competence -> 29. Trustworthiness and Competence

12.1.1 Identity and Background Verification -> (a) Identity and Background Verification

12.1.2 Training and Skills Level -> (b) Training and Skills Level

12.1.3 Separation of Duties -> (c) Separation of Duties

12.2 Delegation of Functions to Registration Authorities and Subcontractors -> 30. Delegation of Functions to Registration Authorities and Subcontractors

12.2.1 General -> (a) General

12.2.2 Enterprise RAs -> (b) Enterprise RAs

12.2.3 Guidelines Compliance Obligation -> (c) Guidelines Compliance Obligation

12.2.4 Responsibility -> (d) Responsibility

13. Data and record issues -> I. DATA AND RECORD ISSUES

13.1 Documentation and Audit Trail Requirements -> 31. Documentation and Audit Trail Requirements

13.2 Document Retention -> 32. Document Retention

13.2.1 Audit Log Retention -> (a) Audit Log Retention

13.2.2 Retention of Documentation -> (b) Retention of Documentation

13.3 Reuse and Updating Information and Documentation -> 33. Reuse and Updating Information and Documentation

13.3.1 Use of Documentation to Support Multiple EV Certificates -> (a) Use of Documentation to Support Multiple EV Certificates

13.3.2 Use of Pre-Existing Information or Documentation -> (b) Use of Pre-Existing Information or Documentation

13.4 Data Security -> 34. Data Security

13.4.1 Objectives -> (a) Objectives

13.4.2 Risk Assessment -> (b) Risk Assessment

13.4.3 Security Plan -> (c) Security Plan

13.4.4 Dual Access Control -> (d) Dual Access Control

14. Compliance -> J. COMPLIANCE

14.1 Audit Requirements -> 35. Audit Requirements

14.1.1 Pre-Issuance Readiness Audit -> (a) Pre-Issuance Readiness Audit

14.1.2 Regular Self Audits -> (b) Regular Self Audits

14.1.3 Annual Independent Audit -> (c) Annual Independent Audit

14.1.4 Auditor Qualification -> (d) Auditor Qualifications

14.1.5 Root Key Generation -> (e) Root Key Generation

15. Other contractual compliance -> K. OTHER CONTRACTUAL COMPLIANCE

15.1 Privacy/Confidentiality Issues -> 36. Privacy/Confidentiality Issues

15.2 Limitations on EV Certificate Liability -> 37. Limitations on EV Certificate Liability

15.2.1 CA Liability -> (a) CA Liability

15.2.2 Root CA Indemnification -> (b) Root CA Indemnification

Appendix A – Minimum Cryptographic Algorithm and Key Sizes -> Appendix A — Minimum Cryptographic Algorithm and Key Sizes

Appendix B – EV Certificates Required Certificate Extensions -> Appendix B — EV Certificates Required Certificate Extensions

Appendix C – User Agent Verification -> Appendix C — User Agent Verification

Appendix D – Sample Form Legal Opinion Letter -> Appendix D — Sample Form Legal Opinion Letter

Appendix E – Sample Accountant Letters Confirming Specified Information -> Appendix E — Sample Accountant Letters Confirming Specified Information

Appendix F – Foreign Organization Name Guidelines -> Appendix F — Foreign organization name guidelines

Appendix G – Code-signing: Introduction (Informative) -> Appendix G — Code-Signing: Introduction

Appendix H – Code-signing: Requirements for Certification Authorities (Normative) -> Appendix H — Code-Signing: Requirements for Certification Authorities

Appendix I – Code-signing: Requirements for Timestamp Authorities (Normative) -> Appendix I — Code-Signing: Requirements for Timestamp Authorities

Appendix J – Code-signing: Requirements for Signing Authorities (Normative) -> Appendix J — Code-Signing: Requirements for Signing Authorities


Motion ends


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