[cabfpub] Breach Insurance

Ben Wilson ben.wilson at digicert.com
Mon Dec 22 15:24:34 UTC 2014

My proposal is all about making more information publicly available.
From: Gervase Markham<mailto:gerv at mozilla.org>
Sent: ‎12/‎22/‎2014 6:25 AM
To: i-barreira at izenpe.net<mailto:i-barreira at izenpe.net>; Dean_Coclin at symantec.com<mailto:Dean_Coclin at symantec.com>; Ben Wilson<mailto:ben.wilson at digicert.com>; public at cabforum.org<mailto:public at cabforum.org>
Subject: Re: [cabfpub] Breach Insurance

On 22/12/14 13:17, i-barreira at izenpe.net wrote:
> Well, the problem for the majority of the EU CAs is that the
> insurance is mandatory. The new regulation does no say "how much
> money" but the countries under the current national law. And for
> example, most of them are about 3 millions €, so to issue EVs only
> half a million more need to be added to my insurance, so about or
> less than a thousand € to pay additionally. So, if the EV insurance
> is removed we´ve only saved less than a thousand euros per year, so
> basically, peanuts.

OK... but the fact that your company has to pay this sum anyway is not a
reason to load this requirement on to CAs who do not operate in those
markets or under those requirements.


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