The USHER Policy Authority

The USHER certificate authorities' policies and practices are governed by a Policy Authority (PA), chosen by Internet2 to represent the interests, aims, and expertise of the U.S. research and education community. The following individuals comprise the USHER Policy Authority:

USHER may offer a set of CA services if participant requirements change over time.  Therefore, the USHER Certificate Policy provides for higher levels of certificate assurance in addition to the initial USHER Foundation CA. The USHER PA determines how the strictures in the Certificate Policy shall be implemented and under what conditions certificates may be issued to Subscribers (subordinate or cooperating PKI domains). 

The Policy Authority is responsible for: