The ECD scheme is mainly oriented to accredit the technical competence of the digital certification entities, accompanying the applicants who wish to access the accreditation as digital certification entities in Colombia. In turn, they must demonstrate their competence in digital signature or electronic signature before ONAC, complying with the specific accreditation criteria in force and applicable to the scheme at the time of formally submitting their intention to be accredited.
Systems Engineer from Los Libertadores University
Public Key Infrastructure Expert – PKI, Digital Signature, Electronic Signature, Network Management and Integration, Information Security, Cybersecurity, Digital Transformation.
Internal auditor in ISO/IEC 27001:2013
Joining ONAC from July 2020 as Sectoral Coordinator of Digital Certification Entities
The National Government established a series of Laws and Decrees oriented to describe the characteristics and requirements of the certification entities, with the purpose of establishing the development of their activities in relation to the electronic or digital signatures of natural or legal persons, to provide or facilitate services oriented to the transmission and reception of data messages, as well as to fulfill the other functions related to communications based on digital signatures.
They may opt for accreditation in the program of Digital Certification Entities, in accordance with the provisions of Article 2 of Decree 333 of 2014 and Art. 160, 161 and 162 of Decree Law 0019 of 2012, provide that the criteria specification of accreditation CEA in force is applicable to:
Article 11 of Decree 333 of 2014, Infrastructure and Resources, states: “In development of the provisions of paragraph b) of Article 29 of Law 527 of 1999, the certification entity shall have a team of people, a physical and technological infrastructure and procedures and security systems, such that: 1. Can generate their own digital and electronic signatures and, in addition, allow them to provide all the services for which they request accreditation”.
Therefore, the scope of accreditation granted by ONAC to the ECD shall correspond to the digital certification services for which it applies for accreditation and demonstrates its competence in the context of the CEA Specific Accreditation Criteria in force at the time of formally submitting its intention to be accredited.
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