Azerbaijani company begins issuing digital signature
Azerbaijan, Baku, July 1 / Trend H.Valiyev /
The Goldenpay Company will soon begin to issue electronic digital signatures to the population, the company told Trend on Monday.
In order to broaden the range of e-signature users, the company plans to provide additional benefits for the recipients, as well as to expand the e-service list as to where they can be used.
The company plans to offer e-signature owners such services as ordering a credit without visiting the bank and remote opening of bank accounts.
In addition, the users will be able to carry out the loading of SMART cards for water and gas.
Currently, the number of certificates of electronic digital signatures issued by the Information and Computer Centre of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies of Azerbaijan stands at 15 million. The vast majority of issued electronic digital signatures accounts for government agencies.
The main advantage of the digital signature is a complete transfer of business relations and communications to electronic format. An electronic signature is a certain sequence of symbols received through the transformation of the source document by special software.
During the forwarding of the addition of a digital signature to the original document, the result of what the authorship and invariability of the information contained in the document is confirmed. In case of making any changes to the original document the electronic signature becomes invalid.
Getting a digital signature allows someone to be confident in the authorship and content of the documents exchanged by an organisation on the Internet. Falsification of the electronic signature is impossible.
Both the document signed with a digital signature and one signed by hand are recognised as equivalent.
The cost of e-signatures granted to the public for one year is 14 manats, 22 manats for two years, and 30 manats for three years.
The official exchange rate for July 2 is 0.7845 AZN / USD.