Serbian Post Certification Authority
     
  Public Enterprise "Serbian Post" has built Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Certification Authority (CA) and Time-Stamping Authority (TSA) and it is presented in public by the name of Serbian Post Certification Authority. The electronic (digital) certificates and time-stamps of the Serbian Post Certification Authority are intended for all participants of electronic business in the Republic of Serbia, regardless of whether they are legal or natural persons. Solution of the company Entrust, world leader in PKI systems, Certification Authorities and protection of e-business, was selected for the Serbian Post PKI and CA. Solution of the company Thales e-Security, was selected for the Serbian Post TSA.

Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Society licensed the Serbian Post Certification Authority for issuing electronic and qualified electronic certificates in accordance with Serbian Electronic Signature Act ("Official Journal of the Republic of Serbia", no. 135/2004), Serbian Electronic Signature Regulations ("Official Journal of the Republic of Serbia", no. 26/2008), ETSI TS 101 456 V1.4.3 (2007-05) "Electronic Signatures and Infrastructures (ESI); Policy requirements for certification authorities issuing qualified certificates" and CEN Workshop Agreement 14167-1 "Security Requirements for Trustworthy Systems Managing Certificates for Electronic Signatures - Part 1: System Security Requirements".

Ministry of Culture, Media and Information Society licensed the Serbian Post Certification Authority for issuing time-stamps in accordance with Serbian Electronic Document Act ("Official Journal of the Republic of Serbia", no. 51/2009), Serbian Time-Stamp Issuance Regulation ("Official Journal of the Republic of Serbia", no. 112/2009), ETSI TS 102 023 V1.2.2 (2008-10) "Electronic Signatures and Infrastructures (ESI); Policy requirements for time-stamping authorities" and RFC 3161 "Internet X.509 Public Key Infrastructure Time-Stamp Protocol (TSP)".

Serbian Post Certification Authority is a member of Windows Root Certificate Program since September 2009.

Serbian Post Certification Authority issues the following categories of electronic certificates:

  1. Qualified certificate,
  2. WEB certificate,
  3. SER certificate for electronic signature,
  4. TSA certificate for Timestamp server.

Qualified certificates are standard X.509 version 3 certificates, which can be used for creation and verification of qualified electronic signature, which has legal authenticity equal to hand-written signature, according to Serbian Electronic Signature Act ("Official Journal of the Republic of Serbia", no. 135/2004) and European Directive 1999/93/EC of 13 December 1999 on a Community framework for electronic signatures.

WEB certificates are standard X.509 version 3 certificates which can be used within the scope of Microsoft applications (Internet Explorer, Outlook, Outlook Express, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and others) and applications of others vendors (Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird, Adobe Acrobat and Reader, OpenOffice Writer and others) for authentication, encrypting/decrypting and signing/verifying of signed files and e-mails.

SER certificates for electronic signature are standard X.509 version 3 certificates which can be used for creating and verifying electronic signature of electronic documents and transactions. SER certificate for electronic signature contain server name in the "Subject Common Name" certificate field.

TSA certificates for Timestamp servers are standard X.509 version 3 certificates which can be used for creating and verifying electronic signature of time-stamp tokens.

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