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WebTrust Releases New Audit Criteria for Extended Validation and Baseline Requirements

On April 3, 2014, the WebTrust® Task Force of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and Chartered Professional Accountants Canada (CPA Canada) released three new audit criteria documents to the CA/Browser Forum and others for review and/or implementation.  These documents are part of the WebTrust Program for Certification Authorities and are based on the CA/Browser Forum Guidelines. The Trust Services ... Read More »

Ballot 71 – Auditor Qualification Requirements

Ballot 71 – Auditor Qualification Requirements (Passed) Motion Tim Moses made the following motion, and Inigo Barreira and Ben Wilson endorsed it: Motion begins Effective 1 Jan 2013: Erratum begins … In the Baseline requirements v1.0 A. In Section 3 (References), add: ETSI Electronic Signatures and Infrastructures (ESI); Trust Service Provider Conformity Assessment – General Requirements and Guidance, available at: ... Read More »

Ballot 46 – Audit Report Availability Timing

Ballot 46 – Audit Report Availability Timing (Passed Unanimously) Motion Jay Schiavo made the following motion and Bruce Morton and Bjorn Vermo endorsed it: Motion begins The current requirements for publication of audit reports are contained in Section 14.1.3: 14.1.3 Annual Independent Audit (1) During the period in which it issues EV Certificates, the CA and its Root CA MUST ... Read More »

Ballot 24 – Acceptable Audits in EV Processing Guidelines

Ballot 24 – Acceptable Audits in EV Processing Guidelines (Passed Unanimously) Motion Stephen Davidson made the following motion and it was endorsed by Ben Wilson and Johnathan Nightingale. Motion begins   Effective 13 Feb 2009, the EV Processing Requirements should be amended in accordance with the following erratum. For inclusion of an EV CA, the current EV Processing Requirements refer ... Read More »