ANACOM represented at the General Government's Electronic Certification System

Following the publication of Decree-Law no. 116-A/2006, on 16 June, creating the General Government's Electronic Certification System – Public Keys Infrastructure (SCEE), ANACOM appointed a representative to the corresponding Managing Council and Certification Technical Council.

SCEE aims to assure the unity, integration and efficiency of the digital authentication systems for the electronic relations among single and collective legal persons and the General Government and other public entities. Its structure includes the Managing Council, the General Government's Electronic Certification Entity and the General Government's certifying entities.
The Managing Council is responsible for SCEE's global management and administration and lays down the certification policies and practices. This Council is made up of representatives from several entities, among others the Agência para a Sociedade do Conhecimento (UMIC – Knowledge Society Agency), the Centro de Gestão da Rede Informática do Governo (CEGER - Government Network Management Centre), the Fundação para a Computação Científica Nacional (FCCN – National Scientific Computing Foundation) and the Gabinete Nacional de Segurança (GNS – National Security Office), Instituto de Informática (II – Informatics Institute), Instituto de Telecomunicações (IT - Telecommunications Institute) and Instituto das Tecnologias de Informação na Justiça (ITIJ – Institute for Information Technologies in Justice), in addition to ANACOM.

On its turn, the Certification Technical Council is the advisory body of SCEE's certification authority, the National Security Authority, and issues opinions on all matters that the Authority presents to it. This Council is made up of the National Security Authority, representatives of the Prime-Minister, the Minister of Internal Affairs, the Minister of Justice, the Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education and ANACOM.