Azerbaijan tests e-digital signature project
Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan. 6 / Trend H.Valiyev /
Work on the project on e-digital signature (EDS) in Azerbaijan is close to completion, Ultra Company told Trend today. Azerbaijan is expected to issue electronic keys soon.
At present, work on developing the software part of the project, which had been entrusted to the Ultra Company, completed and the system is being tested in the Communications and IT Ministry's Information Center. Following completion of testing, which, according to preliminary data, will be completed in the shortest possible time, the system will be put into trial operation.
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.
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