Ballot Details: Approve EC Key Pair Generation With Extra Bits for inclusion in PKCS#11 v3.0 (CLOSED)

Ballot Question Do you approve the proposal for EC Key Pair Generation With Extra Bits for inclusion in PKCS#11 v3.0?
Ballot Description Proposal made to the PKCS#11 TC on November 8, 2017.
Defines an EC key pair generation mechanism that corresponds to the method defined in FIPS 186-4 Appendix B.4.1, which uses “extra bits”.
https://www.oasis-open.org/apps/org/workgroup/pkcs11/download.php/61910/latest/EC_KeyGen_w_Extra_Bits_draft2.docx
Ballot Options
VOTING CLOSED: Monday, 27 November 2017 @ 6:00 pm PST
Yes 8 100
No 0 0
Open Date Monday, 13 November 2017 @ 6:00 am PST
Close Date Monday, 27 November 2017 @ 6:00 pm PST
Ballot Type Official, as defined by organization policies and procedures

Referenced Items

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EC_KeyGen_w_Extra_Bits_draft2.docx

  • Folder: Documents
  • Group: OASIS PKCS 11 TC
  • State: Draft
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This document describes a mechanism for EC key pair generation using extra bits, as defined in FIPS 186-4. This draft 2 of the document, which includes a few editorial updates.

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EC Key Pair Generation With Extra Bits Document 2017-10-31

Voting Statistics

Number of votes cast (excluding abstentions) 8
Eligible members who have voted 8 of 13 61.538%
Eligible members who have not voted 5 of 13 38.462%

Voting Summary by Option

Options with highest number of votes are bold
Option # Votes % of Total
Yes 8 100%
No 0 0%

Voting Details

Voter Name Company Vote * Time (UTC) Comments
* Bong, Dieter Utimaco IS GmbH Yes 2017-11-14 12:29:00
* Cox, Tony Cryptsoft Pty Ltd. Yes 2017-11-22 05:10:00
* Fenwick, Valerie Intel Corporation Yes 2017-11-21 03:13:00
* Hudson, Tim Cryptsoft Pty Ltd. Yes 2017-11-22 21:20:00 1
* Johnson, Darren SafeNet, Inc. Yes 2017-11-17 02:38:00
* Relyea, Robert Red Hat Yes 2017-11-13 23:04:00 1
* Rich, Bruce Cryptsoft Pty Ltd. Yes 2017-11-22 20:11:00 1
* Scott, Greg Cryptsoft Pty Ltd. Yes 2017-11-14 01:11:00 1
* Corlett, Justin Cryptsoft Pty Ltd. --
* Fitzgerald, Indra Micro Focus --
* Janssen, Gershon Individual --
* Minder, Daniel Utimaco IS GmbH --
* Stueve, Gerald Fornetix --

Voter Comments

Submitter Vote Comment
Hudson, Tim
Cryptsoft Pty Ltd.
Yes With Bob Relyea's editorial change
Rich, Bruce
Cryptsoft Pty Ltd.
Yes With Bob Relyea's editorial change
Scott, Greg
Cryptsoft Pty Ltd.
Yes Bob's comment noted and agreed.
Relyea, Robert
Red Hat
Yes mechanisms generates -> mechanisms generate