První certifikační autorita (I.CA) has been an accredited provider of qualified timestamps in the Czech Republic and in the Slovak Republic since 2006, when it became the first entity accredited to provide this service. At the present time, it supplies, qualified timestamps to more than 500 clients. Some of the most notable clients include
I.CA qualified timestamps are issued in accordance with the applicable legislation of the Czech Republic and Slovakia and relevant technical standards. More in
A timestamp confirms the existence of a document at a particular time. It is attached to documents as proof of their existence at the particular time and in the particular form. The combination of an undoubted point in time and particular data is essential especially for the purposes of their verification.
Concerning the qualified timestamps I.CA provides the following two services:
In addition to issuing timestamps, I.CA performs the following activities and provides the following services:
Provision of access to a testing time authority, more in
Assistance in trial and verification operation, removal of problems
Cooperation in the field of development and integration of software equipment for the purposes of generation of an application for a timestamp or communication with a time authority
Assistance to the solution supplier (upon request)
Assistance in updates and upgrades of a time authority’s software
Support and hotline
How to become a client of the qualified time authority operated by I.CA? More in
I.CA qualified timestamps are fully functional and tested in many applications and information systems, such as Adobe Acrobat, Adobe LiveCycle, Adobe Pro, DigiSeal Office, PDF-Xchange, JSignPDF, podepsatPdf (TOPSPIN), LongTermValidator, information system of data boxes, electronic banking systems, document service, e-invoicing, e-registry, trusted storage locations (archives), banking solutions, IS in the field of judiciary and advocacy, etc. In all these applications and systems you need to perform the specific setting for the connection to time authority.