[Smcwg-public] Ballot SMC04: Addition of ETSI TS 119 411-6 to audit standards - discussion period begins

Stephen Davidson Stephen.Davidson at digicert.com
Wed Oct 25 17:18:27 UTC 2023

Ballot SMC04: Addition of ETSI TS 119 411-6 to audit standards

Purpose of Ballot:

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.

The following motion has been proposed by Stephen Davidson of DigiCert and endorsed by Dimitris Zacharopoulos of HARICA and Paul van Brouwershaven of Entrust.


This ballot modifies the "Baseline Requirements for the Issuance and Management of Publicly-Trusted S/MIME Certificates" ("S/MIME Baseline Requirements") resulting in Version 1.0.2.

The proposed modifications to the S/MIME Baseline Requirements may be found at


The SMCWG Chair or Vice-Chair is permitted to update the Relevant Dates and Version Number of the S/MIME Baseline Requirements to reflect final dates.


This ballot proposes a Final Maintenance Guideline. The procedure for approval of this ballot is as follows:

Discussion (7 days)

Start Time: October 25, 2023 17:00 UTC

End Time: November 1, 2023 17:00 UTC

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