Ballot 76 – Public Review of Network Security Controls (Passed)
Ben Wilson made the following motion, and Eddy Nigg and Gerv Markham endorsed it:
Members of the CAB Forum have drafted Network Security Requirements, dated May 14,2012, and setting a baseline level of network security for all certification authorities that operate or manage a root certificate embedded as a trust anchor in publicly distributed browser software. The document is available for review here:
The members therefore resolve to:
(1) ask the cabforum.org Web master to
(a) post the Network Security Requirements dated May 14 2012 on a publicly-accessible location on the cabforum.org web site;
(b) post a notice adjacent to the link for the draft advising the public that the CAB Forum will accept public comments until June 22, 2012.
(c) include in the notice instructions on how public comments may be discussed on the Mozilla security-policy mailing list;
(d) include in the notice instructions on how comments may be submitted by email to “firstname.lastname@example.org”; and
(e) include any other relevant information necessary to accomplish the foregoing.
During the public comment period, the CAB Forum will:
(1) gather all questions posted to either the Mozilla list or the CAB Forum’s questions email list; and
(2) discuss the gathered questions via CAB Forum teleconference or email;
The ballot review period comes into effect at 2100 UTC on 29 May 2012 and will close at 2100 UTC on 5 June 2012. Unless the motion is withdrawn during the review period, the voting period will start immediately thereafter and will close at 2100 UTC on 12 June 2012.
Votes must be cast by “reply all” to this email.
A vote in favor of the motion must indicate a clear ‘yes’ in the response. A vote against must indicate a clear ‘no’ in the response. A vote to abstain must indicate a clear ‘abstain’ in the response. Unclear responses will not be counted.
The latest vote received from any representative of a voting member before the close of the voting period will be counted.