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S/MIME Ballots

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  • Ballot SMC06
    Mar 26, 2024

    The ballot proposes changes to the S/MIME Baseline Requirements to provide clarifications and corrections arising from the implementation and initial audits using the S/MIME BR.

    The following motion has been proposed by Stephen Davidson of DigiCert and endorsed by Martijn Katerbarg of Sectigo and Roman Fischer of SwissSign.

  • SMC05 - Introducing CAA for S/MIME
    Dec 18, 2023

    The ballot proposes changes to the S/MIME Baseline Requirements to introduce the use of Certification Authority Authorization (CAA) Processing for Email Addresses as defined in RFC 9495. It also includes minor typographic corrections.

  • SMC04 - Addition of ETSI TS 119 411-6 to audit standards
    Oct 25, 2023

    The ballot proposes changes to the S/MIME Baseline Requirements, and in others to make corrections. The affected sections include:

    • Clarify the Revisions table in section 1.2.1 to more clearly differentiate the effective date (publication of the version) from additional compliance dates; and
    • Add ETSI TS 119 411-6 as an audit criteria in Sections 1.6.3, 8.4, and 8.6.

Passed Ballots

Latest releases
Code Signing Requirements
v3.7 - Mar 4, 2024

S/MIME Requirements
v1.0.4 - Ballot SMC06 - May 11, 2024

Ballot SMC06: Post implementation clarification and corrections

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