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Ballot FORUM-18 – Allow Re-election of CWG Chairs and Vice Chairs

Voting on Ballot Forum-18 has closed and the quorum was met. Results are below: CAs voting in favor: Actalis, Buypass, Comsign, DigiCert, Disig, eMudhra, Entrust, Fastly, GDCA, GlobalSign, GoDaddy, HARICA, Izenpe, JPRS, OISTE, SECOM, Sectigo, SSL.com, SwissSign, TrustCor, Visa Against: None Abstaining: None Certificate Consumers voting in Favor: Apple, Google, Mozilla, 360 Against: NoneAbstaining: None Therefore the ballot has PASSED. ... Read More »

2022-02-22 Minutes of Face-to-Face Meeting in Salt Lake City

Tuesday, 22 February 2022 – CA/B Forum Meeting (Day 1) The antitrust statement was read. Attendees Adam Jones (Microsoft), An Yin (iTrusChina), Andrea Holland (SecureTrust), Andreas Henschel (D-TRUST), Aneta Wojtczak-Iwanicka (Microsoft), Antti Backman (Telia Company), Arno Fiedler (D-TRUST), Ben Wilson (Mozilla), Brenda Bernal (Digicert), Brianca Martin (Amazon), Brittany Randall (GoDaddy), Bruce Morton (Entrust), Chris Kemmerer (SSL.com), Clemens Wanko (ACAB Council), ... Read More »

Ballot NS-001: Adopt Network and Certificate System Security Requirements

This email begins the discussion period for Ballot NS-001: Adopt Network and Certificate System Security Requirements. PURPOSE OF BALLOTThe purpose of this ballot is for the Networking Security Working Group to formally adopt version 1.7 of the Network and Certificate System Security Requirements as currently published by the CA/Browser Forum.  MOTIONThe following motion has been proposed by Clint Wilson of ... Read More »

2022-01-18 Minutes of the Network Security Working Group

The following minutes were approved in the February 1, 2022 meeting of the NetSec WG. Net Sec WG – 1st Meeting – Jan. 18, 2022 Present:  Ben Wilson – Mozilla, Don Sheehy – WebTrust, Dustin Ward – SSL.com, Martijn Katerbarg – Sectigo, Thomas Connelly – Federal PKI, Brittany Randall – GoDaddy, Clint Wilson – Apple, Kati Davids – GoDaddy, Samantha Frank – ... Read More »

Ballot Forum-17 – Creation of Network Security Working Group

The voting on ballot FORUM-17 has completed, and the ballot has passed. Voting Results Certificate Issuers 22 votes total, with no abstentions: 22 Yes votes: Buypass, Certum (Asseco), D-TRUST, DigiCert, Disig, eMudhra, Entrust, E-TUGRA, GDCA, GlobalSign, GoDaddy, HARICA, JPRS, Let’s Encrypt/ISRG, MSC Trustgate, OISTE, SECOM, Sectigo, SSL.com, SwissSign, Telia Company, SecureTrust, 0 No Votes 0 Abstentions NOTE: A vote placed by ... Read More »

2021-12-09 Minutes of CA/B Forum Teleconference

Attendees: Adrian Mueller (SwissSign), Andrea Holland (SecureTrust), Ben Wilson (Mozilla), Brittany Randall (GoDaddy), Bruce Morton (Entrust), Chris Kemmerer (SSL.com), Chris McMillan (Visa), Clint Wilson (Apple), Corey Bonnell (Digicert), Doug Beattie (GlobalSign), Dustin Hollenback (Microsoft), Fumihiko Yoneda (Japan Registry Services), Inaba Atsushi (GlobalSign), Janet Hines (SecureTrust), Joanna Fox (TrustCor Systems), Jos Purvis (Cisco Systems), Jose Guzman (GoDaddy), Karina Sirota (Microsoft),Kati Davids ... Read More »

Ballot CSC-9 – Spring 2021 Cleanup and Clarification

IPR Review Results The review period has ended and no exclusion notices were filed. The final documents, with the effective date being 9 September 2021, are available here. Voting Results Voting on Ballot CSC-9 has concluded and the ballot has passed. Below are the results: CAs voting in favor: Actalis, Certum (Asseco), DigiCert, eMudhra, Entrust, GlobalSign, HARICA, Sectigo, SSL.com, SecureTrust ... Read More »

Ballot CSC-10 – WebTrust CSBR v2.0 Audit Criteria

Results of IPR Review (Mailing list post is available here.) The review period has ended and no exclusion notices were filed. The final documents, with the effective date being 2021-09-13, are available here. Results of Voting (Mailing list post is available here.) Yes No Abstain Certificate Issuers Certum (Asseco) DigiCerteMudhraEntrustGlobalSignHARICASectigo Certificate Consumers Microsoft The ballot has PASSED. Purpose of the ... Read More »

Ballot SC43 – Clarify Acceptable Status Codes

The voting on SC43v2 has completed, and the ballot has failed. Voting Results Certificate Issuers 8 votes total, with no abstentions ·         0 Yes votes: ·         8 No Votes: DigiCert, Entrust, GlobalSign, HARICA, Let’s Encrypt / ISRG, Telia Company, TrustCor, SecureTrust ·         0 Abstentions Certificate Consumers 1 vote total, with no abstentions 1.      0 Yes votes 2.      1 No votes: Google 3.      0 Abstentions Bylaw Requirements 1.      Bylaw ... Read More »

Ballot CSC-8 v3: Update to Revocation response mechanisms. key protection for EV certificates, and clean-up of 11.2.1 & Appendix B

The voting period for Ballot CSC-8 has ended and the Ballot has Passed. Here are the results: Voting by Certificate Issuers – 7 votes total including abstentions – 6 Yes votes: Certum (Asseco), DigiCert, Entrust, GlobalSign, HARICA, Sectigo – 0 No votes – 1 Abstain: GoDaddy 87% of voting Certificate Issuers voted in favor. Voting by Certificate Consumers – 1 ... Read More »