A GATEWAY TO DIGITAL PAKISTAN

A GATEWAY TO DIGITAL PAKISTAN

    MESSAGE OF THE CHAIRMAN: MIRAJ GUL

Digital Economy is transforming the way businesses, governments and societies interact and operate. Tremendous revolution in the world of communication has led to change in means of business transactions what we call E-commerce or Electronic Data. With the development of E-commerce over the globe, legislations have been made throughout the world to regulate the E-commerce. The convenience and flexibility of the services and products available on the Internet have meant that all aspects of our lives are now increasingly being digitized. However, there is also an increasing concern about the privacy and security of the individuals and organizations, alike. To this end, electronic certificates, are commonly used to ensure higher levels and assurances of electronic identities and content integrity of electronic transactions. In fact, the use of electronic certificates to enhance security and privacy has now gained global acceptance in both the public and private sectors. Read More

Electronic Certification Accreditation Council (ECAC) established by Federal Government of Pakistan under Section-18 of Electronic Transactions Ordinance, (ETO) 2002 , is an autonomous body and operates under Ministry of Information Technology & Telecom (MoIT), Government of Pakistan.

SERVICES WE EXCEL IN

Certification

To grant and renew accreditation

certificates to certification service providers, their cryptography services and security procedures.

Monitoring

To monitor and ensure compliance by accredited certification service providers

with the terms of their accreditation and revoke or suspend accreditation in the manner and on the grounds as may be specified in regulations.

Cryptography

To carry out research and studies in relation to cryptography services and to obtain public opinion in connection therewith.

ETO

To monitor compliance of accredited certification service providers with the provisions of the ETO.

Accredit

To recognize or accredit foreign certification service providers.

Advice

To give advice to any person in relation to any matter covered under ETO.

REPOSITORY

To establish and manage the repository.

Recommend

To make recommendations to an appropriate authority in relation to the matters covered under ETO.

Standards

To encourage uniformity of standards and practices.

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