GlobalSign Enters Partnership with Vietnam's only Government Licensed Public Certificate Authority

GlobalSign Enters Partnership with Vietnam's only Government Licensed Public Certificate Authority.
  • (1888PressRelease) September 19, 2011 - GMO Hosting & Security subsidiary and Digital Certificate service operator, GlobalSign today announced that it has formed a business partnership and signed a deal with V-SIGN, the co-operator of the only public Certificate Authority (CA) for government in Vietnam, licensed under Vietnamese electronic signature law.

    Currently, Vietnam is investing significantly in the development and deployment of e-Government solutions. The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) has a number of projects underway and their Digital Certificate infrastructure is essential to providing e-Government security. The VNPT alliance, the only digital authentication service provider licensed under Vietnamese electronic signature law to operate a public CA, is committed to providing substantial CA operations.

    Under the deal between the two companies GlobalSign will provide V-SIGN with Certificate Authority operational support and wide-ranging consultation services. The business agreement between GlobalSign and V-SIGN marks the beginning of a dynamic partnership that will explore CA projects in Vietnam.

    With a proven track record of over ten years, GlobalSign has previously provided e-Government solutions for Belgium and New Zealand. The new V-SIGN alliance will allow GlobalSign to offer Certificate Authority construction and operational support.

    For further information about GlobalSign's range of solutions for Government Authorities please visit http://www.globalsign.com/solutions/industry-solutions/government.html

    V-SIGN (Vietnam Digital Signature Authentication Corporation)
    V-SIGN, co-operator of the Certificate Authority providing government use authentication services, in partnership with VDC, a subsidiary of VNPT. A government licensed public CA, V-SIGN issues certificates that secure tax documents and strengthen the security of government systems.

    NCS (NCS Solutions Corporation)
    NCS Corporation is a top ICT Solutions and Services Provider. The Vietnam-based corporation is focused on software outsourcing, telecommunications services and
    e-Government services and has offices in Japan and America.

    VNPT (Vietnam Post and Telecommunications Group)
    A wholly government owned major corporation whose core operations include post and communications. Affiliated companies provide services in the fields of domestic, international and mobile communications.

    About GlobalSign
    Established in 1996 and as a WebTrust accredited public certificate authority, GlobalSign offers publicly trusted SSL Certificates, EV SSL, Managed SSL Services, S/MIME email security andCode Signing for use on all platforms including mobile devices. Its Trusted Root solution uses the widely embedded GlobalSign Root CA certificates to provide immediate PKI trust forMicrosoft Certificate Services and internal PKI, eliminating the costs of using untrusted Root Certificates. Its partnership with Adobe to provide Certified Document Services (CDS) enables secure digitally signed PDF documents, certified transcripts and e-invoices. These core Digital Certificate solutions allow its thousands of authenticated customers to conduct secure online transactions, data transfer, distribution of tamper-proof code, and protection of online identitiesfor secure email and access control. The company has a history of innovation within the online security industry and has offices in the US, UK, Belgium, Japan, China and Singapore.

    GMO Internet Group
    GMO Internet Group is one of the most comprehensive providers of industry-leading Internet services worldwide. As well as domain registration, web hosting, ecommerce, and payment processing businesses that each hold the top share in their respective markets in Japan, services operated by the group include Internet advertising, search engine marketing and research. Global online security brand GlobalSign and major Japanese online securities brokerage, GMO CLICK Securities are also group members. In 2011 a new Social Media & Smartphone Platform segment was established bringing together group initiatives in social apps development, flash marketing and Android apps distribution. GMO Internet, Inc. (TSE: 9449) is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Please visit www.gmo.jp/en for more information.

    For further details please contact:

    GlobalSign Singapore
    Tel: +65 3158-0346
    Tel: (toll-free) 800-101-2546
    pr-apac ( @ ) globalsign dot com

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