Shanghai to develop online ID system

Source:Global Times Published: 2017/9/3 18:58:39

As an important part of Shanghai's smart city campaign, e-government has gained impressive development in recent years. A critical but unknown-to-many facility takes major credit: the online ID authentication system, Wenhui Daily reported Sunday.

Cui Jiuqiang, vice general manager of Shanghai Electronic Certificate Authority Center Co, led the research and development of the system. As an experienced expert, Cui said that Shanghai has witnessed the prime days of this system over the past five years.

According to Cui, the ID authentication system invented by Shanghai certificate authority center docks with more than 30 online government operation systems and issues online ID passes for 1.6 million legal entities. These passes, like a USB drive, contain an electronic encryption key to protect against forgery and other deceitful acts.

Thus far, Shanghai has issued nearly 200 online ID passes.

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