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Ballot 115 – Invited Guest to Meeting 31

Motion by Ben Wilson Endorsed by Symantec and Trend Micro on 1/22/2014 Pursuant to Section 5.4 of the Bylaws, “other persons” may be invited by the Chair in the Chair’s discretion to participate in a CA/Browser Forum Meeting based on a person’s relevant expertise. In light of recent discussion and the proposed Ballot 110, which if endorsed will not complete ... Read More »

Ballot 89 – Publish Recommendations for the Processing of EV SSL Certificates v.2(passes)

Voting on Ballot 89 closed.  Ten voted in favor – Buypass, Comodo, D-TRUST, DigiCert, GoDaddy, Izenpe, SSC, Symantec, Trend Micro, and Opera. Mozilla abstained.  There were none opposed. Therefore, Ballot 89 passes. Motion: Rick Andrews made the following motion, and Ben Wilson and Kirk Hall endorsed it: Motion begins The CA/Browser Forum authorizes the publication of “Recommendations for the Processing ... Read More »

Ballot 113 – Revision to QIIS in EV Guidelines(passes)

Ballot 113 – Revision to QIIS in EV Guidelines Voting ended on 13 January 2014.  Quorum was 6 and 21 votes were cast—20 by CAs and 1 by Browsers.   Twenty votes were in favor of the amendment.  Izenpe abstained.  Therefore, the ballot passes. The following proposal comes from EV working group. Jeremy Rowley made the following motion, and Rich Smith ... Read More »

2014-01-02 Minutes

2 January 2014 Version 1 1.  Roll Call:  Moudrick Dadashov, Caroline Oldenburg, Dean Coclin, Atsushi Inaba, Ben Wilson, Doug Beattie, Atilla Biler, Mads Henriksveen, Sissel Hoel, Rich Smith, Ryan Sleevi, Eneli Kirme, Jeremy Rowley, Rick Andrews, Imren Altepe, Robin Alden, and Kirk Hall 2.  Agenda Review:  Approved as presented. 3.  Minutes:  Minutes of 19 December 2013 were approved for publication ... Read More »

2013-12-19 Minutes

Notes of meeting CAB Forum 19 December  2013 Version 2 1.  Roll Call:  Phill Hallam-Baker, Atsushi Inaba, Ben Wilson, Doug Beattie, Atilla Biler, Dean Coclin, Mads Henriksveen, Wayne Thayer, Caroline Oldenburg, Steve Roylance, Eddy Nigg, Rich Smith, Ryan Sleevi, Eneli Kirme, Gerv Markham, Jeremy Rowley, Erwann Abalea, and Rick Andrews 2.  Agenda Review:  Rick Andrews asked that we discuss whether ... Read More »

2013-12-05 Minutes

Notes of meeting CAB Forum 5 December 2013 Version 1 1.  Roll Call:  Dean Coclin, Ben Wilson, Atsushi Inaba, Sissel Hoel, Tom Albertson, Gerv Markham, Caroline Oldenburg, Kirk Hall, Doug Beattie, Richard Wang, Jeremy Rowley, Moudrick Dadashov, Wayne Thayer, Rich Smith, Robin Alden, Rick Andrews, Imren Altepe, Atilla Biler, Ryan Sleevi, Eneli Kirme, Mads Henriksveen, Stephen Davidson 2.  Agenda Review:  ... Read More »

Ballot 111 – Accelerate Max Certificate Lifetime Reduction Timetable

Ballot 111 – Accelerate Max Certificate Lifetime Reduction Timetable Gervase Markham (Mozilla) made the following motion, endorsed by Eddy Nigg from StartCom and Ryan Hurst from Globalsign: — Motion begins — The CAB Forum wishes to take advantage of the /de facto/ deprecation of the near-ubiquitous SHA-1 hash algorithm in the Web PKI and its 1 January 2017 retirement by ... Read More »

2013-11-21 Minutes

Notes of meeting CAB Forum 21 November  2013 Version 1   1. Roll Call:  Ben Wilson, Mert Ozarar, Atsushi Inaba, Lila Kee, Caroline Oldenburg, Eddy Nigg, Tom Albertson, Gerv Markham, Wayne Thayer, Mads Henriksveen, Geoff Keating, Rick Andrews,  Kirk Hall, Rich Smith   2. Agenda Review:  Agenda approved as published. 3. Approval of Minutes of 7 Nov 2013:  Minutes approved ... Read More »

2013-11-07 Minutes

Notes of meeting CAB Forum 7 November  2013 Version 1 1.  Present:   Ben Wilson, Jeremy Rowley, Atsushi Inaba, Carolyn Oldenburg, Wayne Thayer, Kirk Hall, Eddy Nigg, Ryan Hurst, Håvard Molland, Connie , Rick Andrews, Geoff Keating, Steve Roylance, Gerv Markham, Mert Ozarar, Atilla Biler, Dean Coclin, Tom Albertson, Robin Alden, Mads Henriksveen 2.  Agenda reviewed. 3.  Minutes of 24 Oct ... Read More »

New Working Group on Performance Formed

Announcing the formation of the Performance Working Group – Call for Participants The CA/Browser Forum has chartered a Performance Working Group, the purpose of which is to review certificate contents, choice of proposed ciphers, webserver configuration, and OCSP configuration for best practice guidance for performance while still providing acceptable levels of security. The CA/Browser Forum would like to invite interested ... Read More »