Entrust and Slovenia to demonstrate interoperability during ePassports EAC
Conformity & Interoperability Tests in Prague
DALLAS, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- After successful deployment of their first-generation ePassport solution in 2006, Slovenia again has selected Entrust, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENTU) to facilitate their government's migration to a second-generation ePassport solution based on the Extended Access Control (EAC) standard. With this, Slovenia becomes one of the first countries in the world to announce its migration to second generation ePassports.
"Entrust proved to be an invaluable partner and advisor during our implementation of the first phase of ePassports in 2006; leveraging their expertise for our second-generation transition was an easy decision," said Dusan Kricej, Deputy Director General at the Slovenian Ministry of Public Administration. "Entrust is a leader in the public key infrastructure (PKI) technology that helps strengthen and secure the foundation of our ePassport environment, and we're eager to realize the capabilities of this second-generation ePassport standard."
Slovenia's second-generation ePassport capabilities, which will be integrated by technology partner S&T, represent one of the core components of the country's citizen-centric e-government. Their e-government services enable secure time-stamping capabilities and helps provide secure applications for tax filing, vehicle registration, online establishment of companies, birth and marriage certificate requests, change of address certifications and many others.
"The increased security of the second generation of ePassports raises
the bar for border security and the integrity of the document itself, truly
|SOURCE Entrust, Inc.|
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