Identification infrastructures for citizens and public servants are essential for government departments. E-government requires developing critical infrastructures that provide citizens with identification and electronic signature mechanisms for conducting secure exchanges with government agencies.
Safelayer PKI Offering: Complete and Proven Technology
Safelayer's PKI credential management products provide all the necessary components for deploying an infrastructure of advanced electronic certification services that includes:
- Electronic citizen card (Citizen eID) and electronic passport (ePassport)
- Public servant electronic identification and government PKIs
- Military grade PKI for defense and security agencies
Safelayer's technology is used in one of the largest citizen identification infrastructures, the Spanish eID card (DNIe), which has a scope of up to 40 million cards. Safelayer has successfully deployed government PKIs in Europe and Latin America in countries including Estonia, France, Belgium, Portugal, Morocco, Colombia, Paraguay, Uruguay and Panama.
Besides authentication and electronic signature mechanisms, our PKI also provides mechanisms for data encryption and communication protection, which includes electronic messaging. Safelayer's range complements the authentication and electronic signature platform with encryption and encryption key management (EKM) services, which provide a framework for the integration and centralized management of the data protection policies.
Technology for the EU Directive on e-Identification and e-Signatures Compliance
Safelayer's identification and electronic signature platform is one of the most complete solutions in its category. It provides:
- Support for developing trusted security services for infrastructures that have to provide high and very high levels of assurance (*)
- Compliance with the different national regulations on electronic signing and authentication
(*) Very high and high levels of assurance (LoA) for authentication as per OMB/NIST 800-63-1 classification"Electronic Authentication Guideline". The incoming ISO/IEC CD 29115 standard “Entity authentication assurance framework”