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Ballot CSC-4 v1: Move deadline for transition to RSA-3072 and SHA-2 timestamp tokens

Voting on this ballot has closed. The results are below: 7 CAs voting in favor: Actalis, DigiCert, Entrust Datacard, GDCA, GlobalSign, GoDaddy, HARICA 0 CAs opposed 0 CAs abstaining 1 Certificate Consumer voting in favor: Microsoft 0 Certificate Consumers opposed 0 Certificate Consumers abstaining Therefore the ballot passes. Dean Coclin CSCWG Chair Ballot CSC-4 v1: Move deadline for transition to ... Read More »

Ballot SC32 – NCSSRs Zones

This ballot failed pursuant to the Bylaws. This email begins the discussion period for Ballot SC32. Purpose of Ballot: To remove ambiguity and delineate requirements for physical security and logical security. The Network and Certificate System Security Requirements (NCSSRs) were drafted with the concept of physical and logical “Zones” (Secure Zones, High Security Zones, and everything else outside those zones). ... Read More »

Ballot Forum-14 – Creation of S/MIME Certificates Working Group v2

Voting has ended on Ballot Forum-14, Creation of S/MIME Working Group. The results are as follows: Certificate Issuers: 22 votes in favor: Actalis, Buypass, Certigna (DHIMYOTIS), Certum (Asseco), Chunghwa Telecom, Sectigo (former Comodo CA), D-TRUST, DigiCert, Disig, eMudhra, Entrust Datacard, GDCA, GlobalSign, GoDaddy, HARICA, Kamu SM, OISTE, SHECA, SSL.com, SwissSign, TrustCor, SecureTrust (former Trustwave) 0 No votes 0 Abstention Certificate ... Read More »

Ballot Forum-12: Update CA/B Forum Bylaws

Voting on Ballot Forum-12, Update CA/B Forum Bylaws, had ended. Here are the results: 21 Certificate Issuers voting in favor: Buypass, Camerfirma, Certum (Asseco), Chunghwa Telecom, D-TRUST, DigiCert, Disig, eMudhra, Entrust Datacard, Firmaprofesional, GDCA, GlobalSign, GoDaddy, HARICA, iTrusChina, Kamu SM, OISTE, SSL.com, SwissSign, TrustCor, SecureTrust (former Trustwave) 0 No votes 0 Abstain votes 100% of voting Certificate Issuers voted in ... Read More »

Ballot SC20: System Configuration Management

This ballot failed. Purpose of Ballot: Section 1(h) of the Network and Certification Systems Security Requirements provides that CAs shall: Review configurations of Issuing Systems, Certificate Management Systems, Security Support Systems, and Front-End / Internal-Support Systems on at least a weekly basis to determine whether any changes violated the CA’s security policies; In relation to this requirement the WebTrust/PKI Assurance ... Read More »

Ballot CSC-1: Adopt Baseline Requirements version 1.2

*NOTICE OF REVIEW PERIOD* ** This Review Notice is sent pursuant to Section 4.1 of the CA/Browser Forum's Intellectual Property Rights Policy (v1.3). This Review Period is for a Final Guideline (60 day Review Period). Attached is a complete Draft Guideline subject of this Review Notice. Ballot for Review: Ballot CSCWG-1 https://cabforum.org/pipermail/cscwg-public/2019-June/000043.html Start of Review Period: June 13, 2019 at ... Read More »

Ballot SC5 – Election of Wayne Thayer as SCWG Vice Chair

– Term Nov. 1, 2018 – Oct. 31, 2020 The voting period to elect a Vice Chair of the Server Certificate Working Group is now open. This Ballot is held In accordance with Bylaw 4.1. -Motion begins- In accordance with Bylaw 4.1(c), Wayne Thayer is hereby elected Vice Chair of the Server Certificate Working Group for a term commencing on ... Read More »