Trusted Services and Public Key Infrastructure

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This book expounds the role of trusted services and public key infrastructures in enabling the electronic delivery of government services to the public. It is the result of the work of the ICA Study Group on Trusted Services and PKI convened in 1999. It discusses: Ecommerce, the building blocks – trusted business environment for Ecommerce, certification, certification practice and policy, registration, certification usage and certification revocation; policies and strategies for trusted services and PKI; scale and scope of implemented or planned PKIs in the Commonwealth and worldwide; legal framework for use of electronic signatures and electronic certificates; key policy and business drivers for introduction of PKI; key technical issues and standards; barriers to introduction of PKI in government; case studies and the lessons of experience.



Electronic Government: Rolling Out Services

The Electronic Government Environment is developing rapidly with many of the respondent countries planning to introduce a comprehensive set of electronic services within a one-to-three year timescale. In some cases this will build on an existing but limited set of electronic services to citizens and businesses and providing mainly for basic e-commerce (i.e. e-merchant) services, business registration and taxation returns.


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