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Dimitris.

*Ballot XXX - Update Section 8.4 for CA audit criteria*

The following motion has been proposed by Dimitris Zacharopoulos of HARICA and endorsed by ___ and ___

*Background*:

Section 8.4 of the Baseline Requirements describes the audit criteria for CAs that issue Publicly-Trusted SSL/TLS Certificates. This ballot attempts to achieve two things:

1. Remove the old ETSI TS documents
2.

   Align the WebTrust <https://www.cabforum.org/wiki/WebTrust> and ETSI
   requirements

"WebTrust <https://www.cabforum.org/wiki/WebTrust> for Certification Authorities" is equivalent to "ETSI EN 319 401" and "WebTrust <https://www.cabforum.org/wiki/WebTrust> Principles and Criteria for Certification Authorities – SSL Baseline with Network Security" is the equivalent of "ETSI EN 319 411-1".

*-- MOTION BEGINS --*

Replace the first two numbered items in section 8.4 of the Baseline Requirements from:

1.

   WebTrust <https://www.cabforum.org/wiki/WebTrust> for Certification
   Authorities v2.0;

2. A national scheme that audits conformance to ETSI TS 102 042 / ETSI
   EN 319 411-1; or

to:

1.

   WebTrust <https://www.cabforum.org/wiki/WebTrust> Principles and
   Criteria for Certification Authorities – SSL Baseline with Network
   Security;

2. A national scheme that audits conformance to ETSI EN 319 411-1; or

*-- MOTION ENDS --*

The procedure for this ballot is as follows (exact start and end times may be adjusted to comply with applicable Bylaws and IPR Agreement):

BALLOT XXX Status: Update BR Section 8.4 for CA audit criteria

        

Start time (22:00 UTC)

        

End time (22:00 UTC)

Discussion (7+ days)

        

TBD (hopefully 23 April 2018)

        

TBD

Vote for approval (7 days)

        

TBD

        

TBD according to voting start time

If vote approves ballot: Review Period (Chair to send Review Notice) (30 days) If Exclusion Notice(s) filed, ballot approval is rescinded and PAG to be created. If no Exclusion Notices filed, ballot becomes effective at end of Review Period. Votes must be cast by posting an on-list reply to this thread on the Public Mail List.

        

Upon filing of Review Notice by Chair

        

30 days after filing of Review Notice by Chair

From the Bylaws section 2.4(a): "If the Draft Guideline Ballot is proposing a Final Maintenance Guideline, such ballot will include a redline or comparison showing the set of changes from the Final Guideline section(s) intended to become a Final Maintenance Guideline, and need not include a copy of the full set of guidelines. Such redline or comparison shall be made against the Final Guideline section(s) as they exist at the time a ballot is proposed, and need not take into consideration other ballots that may be proposed subsequently, except as provided in Section 2.4(j) below".

Votes must be cast by posting an on-list reply to this thread on the Public list. A vote in favor of the motion must indicate a clear 'yes' in the response. A vote against must indicate a clear 'no' in the response. A vote to abstain must indicate a clear 'abstain' in the response. Unclear responses will not be counted. The latest vote received from any representative of a voting member before the close of the voting period will be counted. Voting members are listed here: https://cabforum.org/members/

In order for the motion to be adopted, two thirds or more of the votes cast by members in the CA category and greater than 50% of the votes cast by members in the browser category must be in favor. Quorum is shown on CA/Browser Forum wiki. Under the Bylaws section 2.3(g), at least the required quorum number must participate in the ballot for the ballot to be valid, either by voting in favor, voting against, or abstaining.
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