The Anti-Red Tape Authority and Commission on Audit have given the go-signal to government agencies and LGUs to use the DICT’s digital signatures through the Philippine National Public Key Infrastructure (PNPKI).
The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) has issued a memorandum circular directing government agencies to use the Philippine National Public Key Infrastructure (PNPKI), which utilizes digital signatures in signing official documents.
The DICT has called on lawyers and key staff of the IBP to avail of digital signatures for the electronic signing of pleadings, ensure the integrity of legal documents, and protect lawyers during when practicing their profession online.
The DICT said it is collaborating with the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) to lead other government agencies towards the adoption of digital signatures to facilitate public service continuity and ease-of-doing business.
The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) said it has reached out to various government institutions to offer one of its core services, the Philippine National Public Key Infrastructure (PNPKI).