On September 6th 2017, in the Department of Vietnam Records Management and Archives, Savis Vietnam Corporation co-hosted a conference named “Solution for Digital Signature and e-Archives”.
The conference was attended by Mr. Hoang Truong – Deputy Director of State Records Management and Archives Department of Vietnam, Mr. Le Van Nang – Director of Informatics Center and many staffs working in archival industry.
In his opening speech, Mr. Hoang Truong shared the current state of digital signatures in Vietnam and the prospect of digital signatures for the records management and archives.
Mr. Rod Crook – Solutions Director from Ascertia Group gave a lecture on implementing long-term digital archives, digital standards for materials and proposed solutions for archives in Vietnam. . Ascertia is a leading UK technology group that develops electronic security solutions such as digital signatures for a variety of platforms. Savis will be the coordinating distributor of Ascertia products in Vietnam.
Subsequent speeches brought to full the issues that interested delegates. Firstly, Mr. Hoang Nguyen Van – CEO of Savis Vietnam presented e-Archives and application of digital signatures in e-Archives at the foreign National Archive Centers. The third presentation dealed with legal issues of using digital signatures. Mr. Pham Quoc Hoan, Deputy Director of the National Electronic Authentication Center, introduced the Circular regulating the use of digital signatures for e-Documents and applications for e-Archives. Lastly, Mr. Bui Cong Cuong, Head of IT Division – Office of the Party Central Committee shared his experiences about implementing the application of digital signature in the Office of the Party Central Committee.
The development of information technology, the Internet and especially the 4.0 technology revolution has changed many activities in social life, in which electronic transaction activities have taken place alongside traditional trading. This requires a more secure solution than conventional authentication solutions, to ensure the authenticity, security and integrity of data for electronic documents as well as electronic transactions on network environment. Therefore, State Records Management and Archives Department of Vietnam and Savis Vietnam Corporation cooperated to organize this conference in order to provide the knowledges and the need of digital signatures for archival industry in Vietnam.