Seminar 6.2.2019

Welcome to our seminar on 6.2.2019 at 11:30 – 16:00 in Jätkäsaari, Helsinki. You can follow the three sessions of the seminar also in the net.

The subjects are:

  • Electronic signing, digital signing, eIDAS, PadES
  • PKI Management and Managed PKI
  • SSL/TLS certificates – what lies ahead?

We have invited a very experienced group of presenters and facilitators:

  • Chris Bailey, VP Strategy and Business Development, Entrust Datacard  
    • Chris is a founding member in the CA/Browser Forum which regulates practices for SSL/TLS certificates
  • Robert Hann, Sales Director, Entrust Datacard  
    • Robert has a long experience in providing eSign and PKI solutions for European organizations
  • Antti Larvala, Director for Development, eSign for Visma Solutions  
    • Antti has been founding one of Finland’s first and largest services for eSign
  • Thomas Malmberg, CEO, Mintsecurity  
    • Thomas is very experienced in security solutions of Finnish organizations and he is a board member in the Finnish Information Security Association
  • David Terry, Business Development Director, Entrust Datacard
    • David has a profound understanding of the market situation in eSign and PKI business

More information and detailed program on our website:

Register to attend by sending email to The seminar/webinar is free-of-charge.

How SSL Certificates Work

SSL certificates are used to initiate secure communications over computer networks, usually referred as HTTPS traffic. Organization Validated (OV) and Extended Validated (EV) Certificates provide both encryption and identification: user can check the name of the organization from a certificate and can be sure that a reliable third party (Certificate Authority – CA) has validated the organization. Domain Validated (DV) certificates give only encryption as the organization has not been validated at all. The actual name and protocol is TLS (Transport Layer Security) but I will use the term SSL (Secure Socket Layer) because it is still better known and more commonly used.

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