#PKCS #11 Cryptographic Token Interface Base Specification, Interface Profiles, Current Mechanisms Specification, and Historical Mechanisms Specification Versions 2.40 become OASIS Standards

OASIS is pleased to announce that PKCS #11 Cryptographic Token Interface Base Specification, Interface Profiles, Current Mechanisms Specification, and Historical Mechanisms Specification Versions 2.40 have been approved by the membership as OASIS Standards [1].

The call to vote was announced on 31 March 2015 [2] and the ballots closed on 14 April 2015. A minimum of 43 affirmative votes was needed for each in order to win approval. The finally vote tallies were 65 for PKCS #11 Cryptographic Token Interface Base Specification, 54 for KCS #11 Cryptographic Token Interface Profiles, 53 for PKCS #11 Cryptographic Token Interface Current Mechanisms Specification, and 53 for PKCS #11 Cryptographic Token Interface Historical Mechanisms Specification.

TC Administration will now prepare and publish the final OASIS Standards and notify members when they are available.

Our congratulations to the members of the TC and to the community of implementers, developers and users who have brought the work successfully to this milestone.

=== Additional information

[1] Ballots

- PKCS #11 Cryptographic Token Interface Base Specification Version 2.40: https://www.oasis-open.org/committees/ballot.php?id=2784

- PKCS #11 Cryptographic Token Interface Profiles Version 2.40: https://www.oasis-open.org/committees/ballot.php?id=2785

- PKCS #11 Cryptographic Token Interface Current Mechanisms Specification Version 2.40: https://www.oasis-open.org/committees/ballot.php?id=2786

- PKCS #11 Cryptographic Token Interface Historical Mechanisms Specification Version 2.40: https://www.oasis-open.org/committees/ballot.php?id=2787

[2] Call to vote
https://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/voting/201503/msg00000.html

[3] URLs to the latest published versions:

- PKCS #11 Cryptographic Token Interface Base Specification Version 2.40
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-base/v2.40/cos01/pkcs11-base-v2...

- PKCS #11 Cryptographic Token Interface Profiles Version 2.40
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-profiles/v2.40/cos01/pkcs11-pro...

- PKCS #11 Cryptographic Token Interface Current Mechanisms Specification Version 2.40
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-curr/v2.40/cos01/pkcs11-curr-v2...

- PKCS #11 Cryptographic Token Interface Historical Mechanisms Specification Version 2.40
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-hist/v2.40/cos01/pkcs11-hist-v2...

Associated TC: 
PKCS 11
Associated MS: 
IDtrust