e-Signatures for Delivery in e-Government

  • Peter Reichstädter
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2739)


Delivery of documents is an elementary process in public administrations. For e- Government, electronic delivery is a central process, complementary to the electronic input process of form data. In the following article, the Austrian model is introduced, the characteristics of which are openness, security and simplicity. Electronic delivery takes place in the form of a deposit and is accompanied by a notification. By using electronic signatures we can solve the problems of signing the deliverables, receiver authentication and confirmation of delivery.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Reichstädter
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  1. 1.Federal Chancellery of the Austrian RepublicStaff Unit for ICT-StrategyWienAustria

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