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The Technical Committee for “Electronic Signatures and Infrastructures” (ESI) of the European Telecommunication Standardisation Institute (ETSI) has published stable drafts related to “Preservation Services”.

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[Michelau, 04th of December 2018] Platform-independent and freely available open source components from the Open eCard project make the mobile use of electronic identification means (eID) and the creation of advanced and qualified electronic signatures in accordance with the eIDAS regulation much easier. Open Identity Summit 2019 (27th – 29th of March 2019, Garmisch-Partenkirchen) will be framed by go.eIDAS tutorial and hackathon.

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[Michelau, 27th September 2018] Europe is awaiting a major milestone for trustworthy electronic identification: The cross-border recognition of notified electronic identification systems (eID) will start on 29th September 2018 across Europe. Against this background, leading European associations, projects and expert organisations in the sector of eID and trust joined forces to launch the non-profit go.eIDAS-Initiative today, which aims at supporting the widespread adoption of eID and trust services according to the eIDAS-Regulation (EU) No 910/2014.

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[Michelau, August 14th, 2018] The Federal Office for Information Security has published new versions of the Technical Guidelines for "Replacement Scanning" (RESISCAN) and the "Preservation of Evidence of Cryptographically Signed Documents" (TR-ESOR), developed with the support of ecsec, which provide the basis for efficient and secure digitalisation of business and public administration.

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[Michelau, August 10th 2018] The countdown to the start of the EU-wide recognition of electronic identification means (eID) is entering its hot phase. From September 29th 2018 on, in exactly 50 days, the German eID card (Personalausweis), which has been notified on level of assurance "high" last year, will be recognized electronically in all EU Member States. To facilitate the eID usage across Europe, SkIDentity now offers “eID.gratis!”.

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[Berlin, March 22nd 2018] Within the scope of today‘s “eIDAS Summit“, taking place at the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy, ecsec has presented an important innovation: From now on the German electronic Identity (eID) card, commonly known as “Personalausweis”, can not only be used for strong authentication and highly secure identification, but also for the generation of advanced electronic signa-tures in compliance with relevant European and international standards.

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