History

Multicert started its business activity in 2002 with a group of 16 employees. Over the years, Multicert strengthened its position as project developer and digital security solutions’ company, raising its level of specialization and expertise in the field of electronic certification and know-how already acquired in several projects in which it has participated both in the banking and the government sectors.

2015

International Projects in Greece, Luxembourg and Cape Verde

One Time Password solution via SMS

Internationalization of the electronic voting solution CertVote and electronic elections for Sindicato dos Bancários do Sul e Ilhas (SBSI –South and Islands Bank Employees Union), Caixa Geral de Depósitos and Nurses Professional Body

Organization of the 7th edition of the eID Conference in Washington, DC, USA

Organization of the 1st S3CTH0N, Security Hackathon for College Students, in partnership with ISCTE and Aptoide

 

2014

International projects in Greece and Cape Verde

Multicert’s Root Certification Authority

Portugal’s SPOC system the for exchange of the electronic passport certificates with other countries

Cryptographic keys custody service

Organization of the 6th edition of the eID Conference in Budapest, Hungary

First CMMI-Dev Level 3 Certification of the software development processes

2013

Organization of the 5th edition of the eID Conference in Berlin, Germany

Electronic Vote of the Engineers Professional Body

Development of the Certificate Issuance Online Platform

Issuance of Professional Certificates for all Doctors

Development of the SPOC project

Security evolution of the Citizen Card

 

2012

Creation of Legistrust

Participation in STORK 2.0

Common Criteria EAL 4+ Certification for CESeCore

Security Auditing to ACIN and Fórum B2B platforms

Organization of the 4th edition of the eID Conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Electronic vote of the Santander Totta and Millennium BCP Workers Commissions

2011

Middleware for Cape Verde’s Citizen Card

Implementation of the technological solution of Certificates with professional quality in the Citizen Card

Electronic vote of Sindicato dos Bancários do Sul e Ilhas (SBSI –South and Islands Bank Employees Union)

Founding Members of Digital Trust and Compliance Europe

Security Auditing to ACIN and Fórum B2B platforms

Organization of the 3rd edition of the eID Conference in Istanbul, Turkey

MobiPag - National Initiative for Mobile Payments

Central system of cryptographic key management for ViaVerde devices

2010

Cape Verde’s Root Certification Authority, National Identification Card, Electronic Passport and Residence Permit

Management of the Certification Authorities List for SEPA’s direct debit system via Internet (e-Mandates), promoted by the European Payments Council and Routing Service and Validation Service platforms for the SEPA e-Mandates service

Development of the project License Plate Electronic Devices

Smart – New generation of non-volatile memories based on Phase Change Memory technology

Organization of the 2nd edition of the eID Conference in Athens, Greece

Security Audit to ACIN and Fórum B2B platforms

2009

Accreditation by the Portuguese National Security Cabinet (GNS) for the issuance of Qualified Digital Certificates

Issuance of a new professional license with Qualified Digital Certificate for the Notaries Professional Body

Development of the Portuguese Residence Permit

Upgrade of the Portuguese Electronic Passport – adding new security protocols, such as active authentication and the Extended Access Control

Availability of the Portuguese Certification Verification Entity

Organization of the 1st edition of the eID Conference in Lisbon, Portugal

2008

Consultancy in the e-Mandates standard specification, SEPA direct debit system via the Internet promoted by the European Payments Council

Development of the Alfresco TAP project

Electronic vote for the General Meeting of Finibanco S.A.

Development and provision of the Change of Address Service of the Portuguese Citizen Card

Participation in the European project STORK

2007

Development and provision of the Citizen Card platform

Multicert among "Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA 2007"

Electronic vote of Sindicato dos Bancários do Sul e Ilhas (SBSI –South and Islands Bank Employees Union) and Millennium BCP Workers Commission

Multicert included in COTEC’s SME Innovation Network

Development of the project Angola Telecom

Certificate issuance for the University of Minho students and professors’ cards

2006

Strong Authentication Platform – Two-factor authentication system based on EMV-CAP

Development and provision of the certification system (National Certification Entity and Document Certification Entity) of the Portuguese Electronic Passport

2005

Electronic Postmark service included in the final shortlist of the "APDC/Siemens Innovation Award"

Electronic Vote pilot for the Legislative Elections

Electronic Vote of the Referendum of the Sindicato dos Bancários do Sul e Ilhas (SBSI –South and Islands Bank Employees Union)

Development and provision of an EMV-CAP Strong Authentication platform to SIBS, S.A.

2004

Design of Multicert’s website included in the Web Design Index and considered one of the 1002 best of the world

Electronic Vote pilot for the European Parliament Elections

Development and provision of Electronic Invoicing platform to Portugal Telecom Group

Participation in defining the UPU EPM standard (Electronic Postmark)

2003

Digital certificate issuance with the quality of Lawyer for all members of the Bar Association

Electronic vote of Sindicato dos Bancários do Sul e Ilhas (SBSI –South and Islands Bank Employees Union)

Design, development and delivery of the MDDE service (Electronic Postmark)

Availability of the Web Security Broker service and its installation/configuration on the e-Gov banking of the Portuguese State

2002

Issuance of digital certificates for the MBNet system

Development of the integrated platform of Digital Certificates Management (multiRA and certFactory) for the issuance of digital certificates within Multicert’s trust hierarchy

Integration of Multicert’s trust hierarchy in GTE Cybertrust’s trust hierarchy, recognized by the major browsers and operating systems

Provision of OCSP and Timestamps value added services, complementary to the issuance of digital certificates and essential for the professional use of open networks

Purchase of the company Certipor – Portuguese Society of Digital Certificates, S.A.