Project on digital signature in Azerbaijan to be completed by late 2009
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 16 / Trend H.Valiyev /
Work on the project on e-digital signature (EDS) in Azerbaijan will be completed by late 2009, the Azerbaijani Communications and Information Technologies Ministry told Trend on Oct.16.
The relevant agencies hold work on the project in accordance with the adopted business plan according to which three centers for issuing digital signatures will be established in. Two centers will provide service for public and private entities, and one will be the lead.
The consortium consisting of companies Microsoft Azerbaijan, Azerin and Ultra holds work on creation of the digital signature which is the basic foundation of the state program "On electronic Azerbaijan". The consortium is the winner of the tender on installation of a national infrastructure of open keys for the use of EDS announced in September 2008.
Currently the work on installation of necessary equipment is nearing to completion and the consortium finalizes the relevant software solutions.
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