Postecom Certification Services Provider


Postecom SpA is a subsidiary of the Italian Post Office operator (Poste Italiane) and its activity is focused on the development, management and integration of Internet, Intranet and digital certification services.
Postecom offers a full range of eServices to public administrations and small and medium companies, with strong competences in the field of information security and digital signature based on PKI technology.
Main areas of activities for the Postecom Certification Authority are:
  • Digital certification and security services
  • Secure electronic communication and multipurpose smart cards
  • Document management solutions and electronic invoicing
Postecom is a founding member of Assocertificatori and a legally recognised Certification Authority by AgID, the Italian public organization for monitoring the implementation of plans of ICT in public administrations and promoting new ones annually, in line with the Digital Agenda for Europe, with reference to digital signature and certified electronic mail.
In agreement with the European Commission that issued the Decision 767/2010 which requires Member States to publish the list of key certificates of certification in a specific format, called TSL (Trust Service Status List), ETSI TS 102 231, information of Postecom CA’s are published with links: Postecom acts as a Certification Authority (CA) for the issue and management of electronic certificates, in compliance with published procedures in the CPS related to the url

Postecom SpA is compliant with the standards UNI EN ISO 9001 and ISO IEC 27001 (Information Security Management System), member of the Board of Assinform, the Italian ICT companies association, an affiliate of Confindustria, and an associated member of Mobey Forum (mobile technology in financial services).
In the field of Digital Certification services, Postecom and Poste Italiane Group can count on some basic assets for the sale and supply of services. In particular:
  • Institutional role of Poste Italiane as a public service dedicated to identification and certification and strong network spread over the country and present in every local community for face to face identification and smart card delivery.
  • Strong specific skills acquired in a sector that is highly complex in terms of technology, regulations and organisation.
  • Customer Call Center for information and help desk.
  • Consolidated relationships with institutional and Public Administration customers employees
Postecert (the Postecom Certification Services suite) provides digital signature services compliant with italian and european law and other certification services such as Digital Time Stamp, electronic registered e-mail “Posta Certificata”, web server certificates, etc.

Digital Time Stamp can be assigned to any digital information evidence to demonstrate its existence in the moment of the time stamp assignment (date and hour). Date and hour have a legal value and serve the purpose of proving the existence of a document at the moment of the time stamp generation.

Postemail Certificata allows to send a digital document by electronic mail with a high level of security and assigns legal value to the process of delivering email messages according to the regulations concerning certified email (DPR 11/2/2005, n. 68 e DM 2/11/2005).

A Web Server Certificate is a digital credential that resides on a server and sets up a secure connection between that server and a client or another server in order to guarantee the identity of the web site owner and the secure connection to the site

Postecom describes the policies of the services Postemail Certificata and of services Web Server Certificate to the url .