[cabfpub] Ballot 138 - Security Information Sharing Working Group
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Thu Oct 2 15:59:34 MST 2014
To confirm: The discussions and minutes of this WG will be public, correct?
On Oct 2, 2014 3:46 PM, "Ben Wilson" <ben.wilson at digicert.com> wrote:
> *Ballot 138 - Security Information Sharing Working Group*
> Kirk Hall of Trend Micro made the following motion and Ben Wilson of
> Digicert and Dean Coclin of Symantec have endorsed it:
> During face-to-face Meeting 33, and on previous occasions, there were
> discussions about how members of the Forum might be able to share
> security-related information. One of the conclusions of these discussions
> is that the issue needs further study. Additional details are found in the
> scope statement in Ballot 138, which proposes the chartering a Security
> Information Sharing Group.
> *— Motion begins — *
> The CA-Browser Forum shall create a Working Group, to be known as the
> Security Information Sharing Working Group.
> *Scope:* the Working Group shall consider all matters relating to
> voluntary information sharing among Forum Members relating to possible
> enhanced risk from identified individuals, entities, identities, locations,
> domains, IP addresses, and other data to be determined in order to allow
> Members to determine, in their own judgment, whether to undertake
> additional authentication or other steps before providing products or
> services to customers. The Working Group will consider such issues as legal
> limitations, privacy concerns, methods for updating or correcting
> information, and other factors that may arise from such information
> *Deliverables:* The Working Group shall produce one or more documents
> offering options to the Forum for voluntary information sharing within the
> scope defined above.
> *Expiration Date:* The Working Group’s mandate shall expire twenty-four
> months from the date this resolution passes, unless extended by a further
> ballot of the Members, such a ballot to specify the extension period and
> any necessarily modifications of the scope and deliverables.
> *-- Motion Ends -- *
> The review period for this ballot shall commence at 2200 UTC on Thursday,
> 2 October 2014, and will close at 2200 UTC on Thursday, 9 October 2014.
> Unless the motion is withdrawn during the review period, the voting period
> will start immediately thereafter and will close at 2200 UTC on Thursday,
> 16 October 2014. Votes must be cast by posting an on-list reply to this
> 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 currently
> nine (9) members– at least nine members must participate in the ballot,
> either by voting in favor, voting against, or abstaining.
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