Glossary

for E-Signature

Applicant legal entity or individual, as well as an individual entrepreneur, who filled a request for registration as a subscriber.

Authentic Electronic Document electronic document, integrity and authenticity of which are confirmed by use of certified electronic digital signature tool, which uses public keys of people, who signed the document, during the verification of the electronic digital signature.

Authorized Representative individual person authorized to represent the interests of legal entity or individual person, as well as of an individual entrepreneur, in interrelations with enterprise.

Certifying Authority group of employees of Enterprise, who perform the functions of issuing, distributing and storing the public key certificates and the lists of withdrawn certificates.

Electronic Digital Signature sequence of symbols being requisite elements of documents and designed to confirm its integrity and authenticity.

Electronic Digital Signature Tool hardware, software or hardware-software tool of cryptographic information security, which facilitates the implementation of one or several of the following functions: electronic digital signature generation and verification, personal key or public key foundation.

Electronic Document Authenticity attribute of the electronic document, meaning that electronic document is signed by valid electronic digital signature (signatures).

Electronic Document Copy form of external representation of electronic documents in hard copy, certified in the manner required by present law and other legislation acts of the Republic of Belarus.

Electronic Document Integrity attribute of the electronic document, meaning that it has no amendments and/or additions.

Key Information Carrier removable hardware-software storage device, pluggable to USB port of the PC, and it guarantees the storage of private keys of the subscribers in encrypted form.

List of Withdrawn Certificates list signed by the electronic digital signature where early terminated certificates are mentioned.

Personal and Public Keys Generation procedure of implementing the algorithm of personal key generation and correspondent to it public key.

Personal Key Discredit loss of trust to personal key.

Public Key sequence of symbols correspondent to certain personal key, available for every interested organization or individual, and used during the verification of electronic digital signature.

Public Key Certificate electronic document, issued by the certifying authority and containing information confirming that certain organization or individual owns the public key, and other information under the Law of the Republic of Belarus.

Public Key Certificate Suspension process of changing the public key certificate status so as to eliminate its use for the suspension period.

Public Key Certificate Withdrawal process of early termination of the public key certificate.

Public Keys Distribution Service Provider organization performing one or several of the following functions: reliable confirmation of ownership of the public key by certain organizations or individual person, issuing, distributing and storing the public key certificates and the lists of withdrawn public key certificates.

Public Key Electronic Digital Signature Verification Card hard copy containing the value of the public key electronic digital signature verification, information confirming that it is owned by organization or an individual, as well as by individual entrepreneur, and other information provided by the present law and other legislation acts of the Republic of Belarus.

Public Key Withdrawal process of early termination of the public key.

Registration Center group of employees of enterprise registering the subscribers at the enterprise and provide reliable confirmation of ownership of the public key by certain organizations or individual person.

Relying Party legal entity or individual, as well as an individual entrepreneur, relying on the credibility of information contained in the public key certificate and\or electronic digital signature verified by this certificate.

Subscriber legal entity or individual, as well as an individual entrepreneur, with whom the contract for services is concluded.

Subscriber Registration process of verification of all the documents provided by the subscriber, their examination for accuracy and introduction of necessary data into the system of document management.

Term of Certificate Validity period of time during which enterprise guarantees the support of information about the certificate status.