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CA/Browser Forum Approves Baseline Requirements for SSL/TLS Certificates

irst industry-wide standard for the issuance and management of SSL/TLS digital certificates DOWNLOAD THE DOCUMENT   The CA/Browser Forum has released the “Baseline Requirements for the Issuance and Management of Publicly Trusted Certificates,” the first international baseline standard for the operation of Certification Authorities (CAs) issuing SSL/TLS digital certificates natively trusted in browser software. SSL/TLS digital certificates are used to ... Read More »

Ballot 62 – Adopt Baseline Requirements Draft 50

Ballot 62 – Adopt Baseline Requirements Draft 50 (Passed) Motion Ben Wilson made the following motion, and Bruce Morton and Eddy Nigg endorsed it: Motion begins The CA/Browser Forum adopts the “Baseline Requirements for the Issuance and Management of Publicly-Trusted Certificates” Draft 50 (available here: https://cabforum.org/wiki/Baseline%20Draft%2050%20Versions ) as Version 1.0 and sets an Effective Date of 1 July 2012. It ... Read More »

Ballot 61 – Verification Requirements for Parent Subsidiary

Ballot 61 – Verification Requirements for Parent Subsidiary (Passed Unanimously) Motion Jeremy Rowley made the following motion, and Stephen Davidson and Rich Smith endorsed it: Motion begins Effective immediately, Erratum begins Add Section 10.11.3: “10.11.3. Parent/Subsidiary/Affiliate Relationship. A CA verifying an Applicant using information of the Applicant’s Parent, Subsidiary, or Affiliate, when allowed under section 10.4.1, 10.4.2, 10.5.1, or 10.6.2, ... Read More »

Ballot 60 – Verification Requirements for Parent Subsidiary

Ballot 60 – Verification Requirements for Parent Subsidiary (Quorum not met) Motion Jeremy Rowley made the following motion, and Rich Smith and Bruce Morton endorsed it: Motion begins Effective immediately, Erratum begins Add Section 10.11.3: “10.11.3. Parent/Subsidiary/Affiliate Relationship. A CA verifying an Applicant using information of the Applicant’s Parent, Subsidiary, or Affiliate, when allowed under section 10.4.1, 10.4.2, 10.5.1, or ... Read More »

Ballot 58 – Operational Existence Through Parent Subsidiary

Ballot 58 – Operational Existence Through Parent Subsidiary (Passed Unanimously) Motion Jeremy Rowley made the following motion, and Tony Berman and Rich Smith endorsed it: Motion begins Effective immediately, Erratum begins Replace 10.5.1 following: “10.5.1 Verification Requirements If the Applicant has been in existence for less than three years, as indicated by the records of the Incorporating Agency or Registration ... Read More »

Ballot 57 – Verifying Agency Through Confirmation of Employment Using QIIS or QGIS

Ballot 57 – Verifying Agency Through Confirmation of Employment Using QIIS or QGIS (Passed Unanimously) Motion Ryan Koski made the following motion, and Ben Wilson and Rich Smith endorsed it: Motion begins Effective immediately, Erratum begins In Section 10.7.2.(2), insert after (B): “(C) Obtaining confirmation from a QIIS or QGIS that the Contract Signer and/or Certificate Approver is an employee ... Read More »

Ballot 56 – QGIS Contact Information

Ballot 56 – QGIS Contact Information (Passed Unanimously) Motion Ryan Koski made the following motion, and Moudrick Dadashov and Ben Wilson endorsed it: Motion begins Based on the current EV Guidelines, in order to verify the legal existence and identity of the Applicant in the cases of Private Organizations (10.2.2.(1)) and Business Entities (10.2.2.(3)), the contact information for the QGIS ... Read More »

Ballot 55 – Romanization of Japanese Corporate Names

Ballot 55 – Romanization of Japanese Corporate Names (Passed Unanimously) Motion Akira Machida made the following motion, and Ben Wilson and jay Schiavo endorsed it: Motion begins Effective immediately, Erratum begins A. In Appendix F, delete title “Foreign Organization Name Guidelines”, and insert “Country-Specific Interpretative Guidelines” B. In Appendix F, NOTE, delete “is only relevant to EV Certificate Requests from ... Read More »

Ballot 54 – EV 1-3 Adoption

Ballot 54 – EV 1-3 Adoption (Passed Unanimously) Motion Tim Moses made the following motion, and Robin Alden and Ben Wilson endorsed it: Motion begins Effective 20 Nov 2010, the CAB Forum adopts Draft 9 of Version 1.3 of the “Guidelines For The Issuance And Management Of Extended Validation Certificates” as Version 1.3. The ballot review period comes into effect ... Read More »

Ballot 53 – Contract Signer Self-Asserted Authority

Ballot 53 – Contract Signer Self-Asserted Authority (Passed) Motion Jay Schiavo made the following motion, and Ben Wilson and Bruce Morton endorsed it: Motion begins EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, Erratum begins A. In Section 10.7.1 (2), delete: “The CA MUST verify, through a source other than the Contract Signer him- or herself, that the Contract Signer is expressly authorized …” Insert: “The ... Read More »