Spanish public key infrastructure developer (PKI) Safelayer Secure Communications will expand operations to Paraguay and Uruguay through a project to provide digital certification and PKI solutions, the company said in a statement.
The project awarded to Safelayer's partners, ISA and Bull Uruguay, is backed by Mercosur Digital for fostering e-commerce between Mercosur countries and the European Union.
ISA, with years of experience in digital signature and electronic document management projects, and Bull, which has know-how on large-scale PKI projects, will implement Paraguay's root certification authority and Uruguay's top-level certification authority. In Paraguay, ISA will work closely with IT distributor and service provider PS Line.
Digital identification security is built upon infrastructure based on PKI technology that is interoperable with the infrastructure of other countries. This facilitates communication and the secure exchange of information, both nationally and internationally.
Both projects are set to start this year and are expected to be completed in 2012.