The Philippine National Public Key Infrastructure (PNPKI) is essentially a set of hardware, software, policies, personnel and procedures needed to create, manage, distribute, use, store, and revoke digital certificates. It allows users of public networks like the Internet to privately exchange data securely.

BENEFITS:

  • vastly improves verifiable identification of an individual or entity
  • digital certificates imbue on to data sufficient integrity to be accepted as evidence in a court of law
  • provides significant protection against unauthorized access of common communications

SERVICES:

  • digital certificate
  • verification
  • time stamping
  • advance document signing

USES:

  • authenticate web applications and user
  • sign electronic documents and forms
  • secure VPNs and wireless networks
  • encrypt emails and other messages

ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

  • operational and already issuing digital certificates (individual, juridical and secure socket layer (SSL))
  • completed development of User’s Manual for Digital Certificates
  • ongoing PKI-enabling of iGovPhil applications
  • the following agencies signified interest to become Government Registration Authorities (GovRA):
    • Social Security System
    • Department of Health
    • Bureau of Internal Revenue
  • number of issued digital certificates:
    • individual – 418
    • agency – 4
    • SSL – 24

EVENTS and TRAINING:

TITLE

DATE

NUMBER OF AGENCY

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS

PKI Training for Java Developers

June 16-20, 2014

5

9

PKI User/Helpdesk Training

September 3, 2014

1

9

PKI Orientation Series

September 17, 2014

4

8

PKI User/Helpdesk Training

September 29-30, 2014

3

7

PKI Orientation Series

October 1, 2014

3

3

PKI Orientation Series

October 8, 2014

2

3

PKI Orientation Series

October 15, 2014

1

1

PKI Orientation Series

October 22, 2014

3

5

PKI Orientation Series

October 29, 2014

10

20

PKI User/Helpdesk Training

November 6-7, 2014

10

20

PKI Orientation Series

November 19, 2014

3

5

PKI User/Helpdesk Training

December 2-3, 2014

8

17