Public Key Infrastructure is a key tool for identity
management and trusted communications environments
for Governments. Whether as a tool to allow for
automation of Government services or as an underpinning
business infrastructure, we have a long heritage
in the technologies and their applications.
Our people will have been involved in the building
of the first PKI infrastructure in Ireland within
PostGEM, subsidiary of An Post. Such news (from
back in 1998!) is reported by Enterprise Ireland,
the enterprise development agency in Ireland:
Having built the first X.435 EDI trading hub
in Europe, to the largest X.400 messaging provider
in Ireland and supplier of international X.25
networks, the legacy technolgies inbuilt into
PKI standards are well understood. While we will
approach each requirement to design the optimal
solution, we will typically utilise architectures
deploying open LDAP databases as the key engine
for interoperability and integration and capability
for future scalability.
We focus mainly on the technology deployment with
systems conforming to IETF standards including:
We have recently been engaged to allow for identity
management and secure communications for students
in a school or home context to allow for applications
including secure examinations online, and the
creation of an ePortfolio.
SONAS Innovation works flexibly with complementary
providers as neccessary with the aim of providing
a centrally managed service for client Governments.
Certification Europe who will audit issue certification
to national and /or EU legislative requirements.
Chambers of Commerce who are focussed on the need
to create uses for business for the technology.
PCI who have a hosted system which may be leveraged
with our client Governments.
We are well networked to a number of global experts
will have been involved at the highest levels
of the industry from its emergence with Baltimore
We have recently worked with each of these partners
on a projects in a Middle Eastern country regarding
the establishment of a certification infrastructure.