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Electronic ID in Europe

Recently the European Commission (EC) proposed a new legislation to enable the use of digital signatures and electronic ID among EU member states. In the wake of this news we appreciate the enormous progress that this new legislation would bring for the interconnection of online businesses and governments in Europe. The objective of the legislation…

Tips for MAC: Drag digital certificate into plaintext file

An easy way to copy all details of a digital certificate. Try with Safari or KeyChain and a simple text editor like Text Edit on MAC OS X.

OpenData All-in-one. iCMS Virtual Appliance

In recent weeks, the iCMS development team has been working configuring a virtual machine that incorporates the necessary components to build the technological infrastructure that supports an open data initiative. The main target of this virtual machine is to simplify the process of publishing open data, reducing the costs associated with the implementation of technological…

Mobile electronic signature in the Canary Government

It won’t be risky if we predict the success of solutions that integrate electronic signature services, involving savings on paper, waiting times, automating processes, elimination of stop times, legal reliability and many other benefits for both entities and citizens. Being at home for a weekend or outside office hours, remembering you have to do some…

Viafirma Manager (III) – Validation sources + TSA

Thanks to the warm temperatures of this winter, we are encouraged and we decided to introduce news about the most complete monitoring system on the electronic signature of market. Following the path of our informative post about Viafirma Manager ,  we launch the third of the series, where we treat validation sources and how to…

XAdES Plugtest Remote Event – XML Advanced Electronic Signatures

As we announced in the PAdES post, ETSI Centre for Testing and Interoperability (CTI) is organizing a new Remote Plugtests Interop events for XAdES Signatures from 14th March to 28th March 2012. This Remote event aims at conducting interoperability test cases on XAdES signatures (TS 101 903) and the XAdES Baseline Profile (TS 103 171)….

PAdES – PDF Advanced Electronic Signatures

Last November, Viafirma participated in the PAdES Remote plugtest Event organized by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI). These events are performed remotely and have the aim of interoperability testing and interpretation of the standard defined by ETSI for advanced electronic signatures like XAdES, CAdES, PAdES and ASIC. The standard defines a series of profiles…

Viafirma has successfully completed the previous report to the certification for Common Criteria EAL1 for its signing and ID verification module.

Thanks to the program to promote the certification of applications which use the spanish eID as a secure device for creation and verification of signatures under the Common Criteria and eID Protection Profiles carried out by INTECO, we are one of the five companies which have positively completed the safety evaluation. The program was developed…

viafirma platform v3.4 is now out

Find latest news about viafirma platform v3.4 Signature Formats Complete PAdES support (BASIC, BES, EPES y LTV – Long Term Validation) , verified at the last ETSI Plugtest Event. Support for XAdES and XMLDSig Detached. XAdES-A support improved. Interoperability CMIS support improved (Documentum, Alfresco, etc.). new TokenConnector (alternative to OpenID). Signature Policy More control with signatures…

Mobile World Congress 2012

The Mobile World Congress (MWC) is the most important international event in the field of mobile devices. Barcelona is being during these 4 days of the event, the meeting point of the handset manufacturers, mobile operators, equipment suppliers for mobile communications, application developers or service providers. Some of the big names attending the event are…

Viafirma Mobile signature on Windows Phone

Viafirma is in luck, thanks to the the recent Siberian cold wave, reason why we have been forced to close ourselves in the office, we have expanded support for mobile devices on Windows Phone for version 7.5 or higher. The mobile client of  Viafirma Platform allows you to use your digital certificates installed on the…

Electronic Signature in the cloud: success case

Success case from a Dominican Republic customer that uses the cloud services from Viafirma-Platform. Thanks to Viafirma-Manager, now is possible get interesting stats as follows. Devices MS Internet Explorer and their several versions are the most used browser in this case. Locale Operating System

C++ native API for Viafirma

Althrough we already have support for .NET, Java and PHP, has been necessary to implement a native client for c++ for integration into an importan project of the banking sector. You can download it from: http://code.google.com/p/viafirma-client-cpp/