Brasilia, February 24, 2015 – Scytl, the worldwide leader in election modernization, online voting and eGovernance technology, announced the successful use of digital certification for the identification of voters in the online elections held by the Real Estate Registers Association of São Paulo (ARISP) on February 13, 2015. Scytl´s innovative and unprecedented technology adheres to the requirements outlined by the Brazil Infraestructure of Public Keys (ICP-Brazil), increasing the security of online elections and allowing São Paulo registers to securely, privately and efficiently elect the association’s directors.
“In today´s highly sensitive online world, Digital Certification ensures that extra layer of security that gives voters peace of mind”, said Flauzilino dos Santos, President of ARISP.
During the election which took place on February 13, 2015 between 9:00 and 17:00, all votes were cast online via the ARISP website www.votaregistradores.com.br. The over 300 voters were able to securely vote via their personal computers and laptops from anywhere once their identification was complete by means of the voters digital certificate.
“The election was a great success, and serves as an example for Brazil secure and efficient online elections in the private sector. Hopefully we will see the use of Digital Certification in the national elections,” concluded Flauzilino dos Santos.
In addition to leveraging Scytl´s online voting and digital certification technology, ARISP has worked with Scytl in the development of other projects, mainly in the digital certification sector. The partnership between the two companies stems from the development of innovative systems that allow the registers to improve the registrations processes, making what were once complex and bureaucratic processes, fast, safe and efficient.
Scytl is the global leader in secure election management, electronic voting and eGovernance solutions. Specializing in election modernization technologies, Scytl offers the first end-to-end election management and voting platform, providing the highest security and transparency standards currently available. Scytl has capitalized on its more than 18 years of research to develop election-specific cryptographic security technology protected by more than 40 international patents and patent applications, positioning Scytl as the company with the largest patent portfolio of the industry.
Scytl’s solutions have been successfully used in over 38 countries across the globe over the last 10 years, including Canada, the United States, Mexico, Ecuador, France, Norway, Switzerland, Bosnia-Herzegovina, the UAE, India, Iceland and Australia. Scytl is headquartered in Barcelona, Spain, with strategic offices in the United States, Canada, Brazil, Peru and Greece, as well as field offices in the UK, Ukraine, Mexico, Malaysia, India, Bangladesh and Australia. For more information, visit www.scytl.com.
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