VNPAY is licensed for remote digital signing service, participating in the dissemination of personal digital signatures.
Emphasizing that personal digital signatures are an important piece of the puzzle for people to complete online transactions, Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Huy Dung hopes VNPAY will soon participate in the popularization of personal digital signatures for people. On August 2, the National Electronic Authentication Center (NEAC), the Ministry of Information and Communications held a ceremony to award the License to provide public digital signature authentication services under the remote digital signature model to Solution Joint Stock Company. payment in Vietnam (VNPAY).
Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Huy Dung hands over the license to VNPAY General Director Le Tanh. (Photo: Tuan Anh).
Remote Signing is the new generation of digital signatures that offer the highest level of convenience, compliance, and security on mobile devices for signer authentication.
With Remote Signing, users do not need USB Token like traditional digital signatures but can use smartphones and tablets to perform digital signatures.
Remote Signing brings many conveniences, especially to individual users, when allowing digital signing anytime, anywhere at a reasonable cost.
This method is expected to contribute to the popularization of personal digital signatures, thereby helping people participate in a safe and convenient digital environment.
Before VNPAY, the Ministry of Information and Communications licensed this service to 8 public digital signature certification service providers.
According to the license granted to VNPAY valid until the end of July 23, 2033, the organization providing public digital signature authentication services VNPAY-CA is entitled to provide digital signature authentication services to agencies and organizations. , personal use in public activities.
Types of VNPAY-CA digital certificates provided include Digital certificates for individuals and organizations; SSL digital signatures for servers; digital certificates for software.
To be licensed by the Ministry of Information and Communications to provide digital signature authentication services according to the remote digital signature model, VNPAY has undergone a thorough verification process by specialized units in the Ministry of Information and Communications, the Government Cipher Committee (Ministry of Information and Communications). National Defense), Ministry of Public Security.
The public digital signature authentication service under the remote digital signature model will soon be provided to customers by VNPAY-CA. (Artwork: Le Loan).
Many products and solutions to support electronic transactions have been provided by VNPAY such as VNPAY wallet, Mobile Banking digital banking solution, VNPAY-Invoice e-invoice, VNPAY-TVAN data transmission service, authentication e-contract implementation VNPAY CONTRACT…, the newly licensed public digital signature authentication service under the remote digital signature model will contribute to perfecting the product ecosystem of this enterprise.
According to Mr. Le Tanh, General Director of VNPAY, the market for public digital signatures, especially personal digital signatures, is still very large.
According to statistics, the rate of personal digital signatures issued to adults is only about 3%, while the target set by the National Committee on Digital Transformation this year is expected to reach 20%. “We participate in this field to promote the universalization of digital signatures for individuals,” shared Mr. Le Tanh.
Deputy Minister Nguyen Huy Dung, developing Vietnam’s digital society has 8 things to do, including providing each citizen with a personal digital signature on a smartphone. (Photo: Tuan Anh).
Speaking at the event, Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Huy Dung said that the National Strategy on digital economy and digital society has determined that Vietnam’s digital society has 8 main elements: Each household has a fiber optic cable line. broadband. Each citizen has a smartphone, which has an electronic identity, a personal digital signature, a digital payment account, an account for using online public services, and basic citizen protection software. There is a free digital skills course.
The granting of a license to provide public digital signature services under the remote digital signature model for VNPAY is an activity to contribute to realizing an important goal in the next 5-10 years, each Vietnamese smartphone user will have 1 personal digital signature.
This is the last piece of the puzzle that is missing so that people can conduct end-to-end online transactions in a network environment, without having to be present. The Ministry of Information and Communications hopes that VNPAY will quickly participate in popularizing personal digital signatures to the people.
Deputy Minister Nguyen Huy Dung also suggested VNPAY-CA pay attention to 3 points in the process of providing services, which are: Strictly complying with the provisions of Decree 130 in 2018 on digital signatures and digital signature authentication services. ; currently, store and secure subscriber information by Decree 130 and Decree 13 on the protection of personal data; strictly comply with technical regulations, technical standards on digital signatures, and digital signature certification services.
Representative of the unit participating in the verification of VNPAY’s records, Mr. Ho Van Huong, Director of the Department of Civil Cryptography Management and Cryptographic Product Inspection, the Government Cipher Committee suggested that VNPAY-CA strictly comply with the regulations. regulations in the process of putting into operation the public digital signature authentication service under the remote digital signature model.