[cabfpub] Delegated Third Parties, Network Security Requirements, and Audits
tScheme Technical Manager
richard.trevorah at tScheme.org
Wed May 18 03:59:15 MST 2016
That's certainly how it works for our audits that are part of the ISO/IEC
27001 process. Our auditors should accept audit reports from other auditors
who have been accredited by bodies that are signatories to the appropriate
parts of the IAF Multilateral Recognition Arrangement (MLA) (see
http://www.iaf.nu//articles/IAF_MLA/14). However that does not stop them for
doing due diligence on the report before deciding whether to accept it and
therefore take responsibility for the overall audit.
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From: public-bounces at cabforum.org [mailto:public-bounces at cabforum.org] On
Behalf Of Gervase Markham
Sent: 18 May 2016 10:50
To: Benedikt Heintel; public at cabforum.org
Subject: Re: [cabfpub] Delegated Third Parties, Network Security
Requirements, and Audits
On 17/05/16 20:59, Benedikt Heintel wrote:
>> I'd say that if CAs sharing infrastructure want to take advantage of
>> those economies, then they need to synchronise their audit periods and
>> all engage the same auditor, who can then do a single inspection of the
>> shared infrastructure and use the results to write multiple reports.
> Or rely on the audit report of another auditors, as it is practice in
> other international standards.
That might be acceptable if the master auditor takes responsibility for
the entire audit, and can't palm off responsibility for problems with
"well, they said it was OK, nothing to do with us". And presumably the
other auditors would need to be appropriately qualified also?
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