Initiatives & Products

Digital Certification

The National Center for Digital Certification provides integrated system for management of the (Public Key Infrastructure-PKI). It is a security integrated systems for managing the security keys used for achieving information confidentiality, authentication of users' identities, ensuring data integrity against tampering and change, and using digital signatures. Upon these functions rest electronic services such as e-government, e-commerce and other electronic applications. This security structure enables all types and classes of web users to perform electronic transactions in full security, credibility and safety. In 1426H, the task for creating the National Center for Digital Certification was transferred form King Abdulaziz City for Science & Technology (KACST) to the Ministry of Communication & Information Technology (MCIT). Establishment of the center is currently in progress. For more information, visit the following site: www.ncdc.gov.sa .