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Ballot 132 – EV Code Signing Timestamp Validity Period (passed)

Voting on Ballot 132 (amending the EV Code Signing Timestamp Validity Period) closed 16 September 2014.  Voting in favor were:  Actalis, Comodo, DigiCert, Disig, Entrust, GlobalSign, GoDaddy, OpenTrust, Symantec, Trend Micro, WoSign, ANF, Certum, Mozilla and Microsoft.  There were no votes against and no abstentions.  Therefore, Ballot 132 passed. Ballot 132 – EV Code Signing Timestamp Validity Period Rationale for ... Read More »

Ballot 131 Update to Verified Method of Communication (passed)

Voting on Ballot 131 (Update to Verified Method of Communication) closed last Friday.  Voting in favor were:  Actalis, Buypass, Comodo, DigiCert, Disig, Entrust, GlobalSign, GoDaddy, OpenTrust, QuoVadis, SECOM Trust, SSC, StartCom, Symantec, Trend Micro, Trustwave, Trustis, TURKTRUST, WoSign and Mozilla.  There were no votes against and no abstentions.  Therefore, Ballot 131 passed. Ballot 131 – Update to Verified Method of ... Read More »

2014-09-04 Minutes

Minutes of CA/B Forum Teleconference – 4 Sept. 2014 1. Antitrust Statement: Read. 2. Roll Call: Ben Wilson, Robin Alden, Eddy Nigg, Kelvin Yiu, Doug Beattie, Bruce Morton, Atilla Biler, Geoff Keating, Mads Henriksveen, Gerv Markham, Kirk Hall, Tim Shirley, Dean Coclin, Annabel Lewis, Jeremy Rowley, Richard Wang, Ryan Sleevi, Dave Barnet, Patrick Tronnier, Atsushi Inaba, Aaron Kornblum, Chris Casciano, ... Read More »

CA/Browser Forum Releases Code Signing Baseline Requirements Public Comment Draft

In 2013, the CA/Browser Forum voted to create a Code Signing Working Group whose sole purpose was to come up with a set of Baseline Requirements for the issuance of Code Signing Certificates. The result of that effort is the: Baseline Requirements for Code Signing Certificates, Public Comment Draft (doc) Baseline Requirements for Code Signing Certificates, Public Comment Draft (pdf) ... Read More »

2014-08-21 Minutes

 Notes of Teleconference – CA/B Forum 21 Aug 2014  Antitrust Statement: Read by Ben. Roll Call: Tim Shirley, Patrick Tronnier, Ryan Sleevi, Ben Wilson, Cecilia Kam, Robin  Alden, Atilla Biler, Mads Henriksveen, Sissel Hoel, Doug Beattie, Dean Coclin, Tim Hollebeek, Jeremy Rowley, Wayne Thayer, Tom Albertson,  Stephen Davidson, Kirk Hall, David Barnet, Rich Smith, Kelvin Yiu, Atsushi Inaba Agenda Review:  ... Read More »

2014-08-07 Minutes

 Minutes of CA/B Forum Teleconference,  7 August 2014 Antitrust Statement:  Read by Ben.   Roll Call:   Atilla Biler, Patrick Tronnier, Ben Wilson, Atsushi Inaba, Eddy Nigg, Steve Roylance, Richard Wang, Kirk Hall, Jeremy Rowley, Cecilia Kam, Chris Casciano, Kelvin Yiu, Dean Coclin, Gerv Markham, Ryan Sleevi, Rick Andrews, and Tim Hollebeek Agenda Review:  Reviewed.  A brief recap of recent IETF ... Read More »

Ballot 129 – PSL in BR 11.1.3 (passed)

Voting on Ballot 129 closed on 4 August 2014. Voting in Favor were:  DigiCert, Disig, GlobalSign, GoDaddy, Symantec, Trend Micro, Trustwave, WoSign, and Mozilla. None were opposed and none abstained.  Quorum was met and Ballot 129 passed resulting in Baseline_Requirements_V1_1_9. Gerv Markham of Mozilla made the following motion, and Ben Wilson from Digicert and Rick Andrews from Symantec have endorsed ... Read More »

Ballot 126 – Operational Existence (passed)

Voting on Ballot 126 closed on 24 July 2014.   Voting in favor were Comodo, DigiCert, Network Solutions, QuoVadis, Symantec, Trend Micro, WoSign, and Mozilla.  Visa abstained.  Quorum was met and Ballot 126 passed, resulting in EV SSL Certificate Guidelines Version 1.5.0. Ballot 126  – Operational Existence Jeremy Rowley of Digicert made the following motion and Cecilia Kam of Symantec and ... Read More »

2014-07-24 Minutes

Notes of Teleconference CA/Browser Forum 24 July 2014   1. Antitrust Statement:  Read by Ben 2. Roll Call:  Tim Shirley, Ben Wilson, Atsushi Inaba, Eddy Nigg, Dean Coclin, Stephen Davidson, Kirk Hall, Dave Barnet, Chris Casciano, Robin Alden, Gerv Markham, Geoff Keating, Ryan Sleevi, Kelvin Yiu 3. Agenda: Reviewed, and item 7 below was discussed directly after approval of last ... Read More »

Baseline Requirements 1.1.7 and 1.1.8 Re-Posted

A couple of formatting errors were identified in the Baseline Requirements, and versions 1.1.7 and 1.1.8 have been replaced with corrected versions.  Appendix A in versions prior to version 1.1.7 had parts of RSA public key exponent requirements as superscript.  It should have read:  “The CA SHALL confirm that the value of the public exponent is an odd number equal ... Read More »