The only Spanish company present at the three editions with its TrustedX platform. These tests verify the consistency and interoperability of electronic signature standards and evaluate the quality of various products by leading security manufacturers.
Safelayer Secure Communications, a leading company in the market of PKI technology for digital identification, electronic signature and data encipherment has participated in the international interoperability tests organised by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) and the Next Generation Electronic Commerce Promotion Council of Japan (COM). These tests, known as Plugtest, have been performed in three editions in November/February (ECOM), March (ETSI) and September (ETSI), with the aim of assessing the quality of the products evaluated and verifying the interoperability levels of electronic signature-related functions according to the standards defined by ETSI, XAdES and CAdES. Various European, Asian and North American organisations have taken part In these tests, which bring together leading manufacturers devoted to security, together with Safelayer, the only Spanish company present in the three editions with its TrustedX platform, which complies with all the interoperability principles included in these demonstrations.
“The importance of electronic signature standards is increasing due to the emergence of new security challenges related to data identification and protection” explains Adrian Moure, Vice President of Safelayer, “and Safelayer has been a pioneer in offering solutions that provide business processes with these mechanisms, becoming the leading company in terms of participation in this kind of international event. This is evidence of our strategic commitment to interoperability and security standards, with a view to offering fully tested solutions with the highest quality.”
TrustedX is a platform for web services and SOA architectures that solves security and trust problems in document and information exchanges using digital certificates and electronic signature. Support for electronic signature standards, and the capacity offered by TrustedX in the area of electronic signature storage and preservation over long periods of time have been tested during the three editions of ECOM and ETSI tests.
According to Francisco Jordan, Vice President of Technology at Safelayer, “TrustedX offers an environment of trust that guarantees with open standards the secure exchange and management of electronic documents, so interoperability is one of the fundamental business values offered by our platform.”
ETSI XAdES Remote Plugtests.
An event organised by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) and open to manufacturers of software products or services that implement the XAdES standard to ensure the quality of their solutions and implementations.
ECOM CAdES/XAdES Plugtest. Interoperability tests organised by the Next Generation Electronic Commerce Promotion Council of Japan (ECOM), in cooperation with the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI). The aim is to test products for long-term storage of electronic documents that meet Japanese industrial standards (JIS).
Safelayer Secure Communications S.A.
is a Spanish company established in May 1999, devoted to manufacturing security software solutions for managing digital identity, electronic signature and data protection. The company has developed all of its technology in Spain and is currently Spanish market leader in security. Today, Safelayer technology sustains the three highest certification and digital identification projects in the country: the Spanish Royal Mint or FNMT, DNI-e (e-ID) and Digital Passport.
Similarly, Safelayer technology guarantees the NATO e-mail system. Its technology, based on open standards, is characterised by its strength, simplicity and flexibility and it is endorsed by the Common Criteria EAL2 and EAL4+ maximum quality certifications.