Guardtime Partners with Sichuan CA to Deliver KSI-based eGovernment Services in China

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Guardtime and Sichuan CA work together to provide KSI™ based real-time validation of data integrity and ensure an independent audit trail for eGovernment services in Sichuan province in China.

Chengdu | Sichuan CA, the Certificate Authority for the province of Sichuan in the People’s Republic of China, has teamed up with Guardtime, the leading provider of Keyless Signature Infrastructure (KSI™) based solutions for information assurance, to provide real-time validation of data integrity and ensure an independent audit trail for eGovernment services in Sichuan province in China.

Ms. Chen Yan, the CEO of Sichuan CA said, “To provide better services for the public we’re moving towards electronic governance model throughout China and need to take advantage of the latest technologies in order to protect our systems and to ensure the people’s trust.”

“Deploying the KSI throughout the government systems enables citizens and companies to rest assured that the data about them has been maintained properly and is secure, which is a critical success factor for any eGovernment implementation,” Ms. Chen Yan continued.

Jian Tan, head of Guardtime China added, “Sichuan is a very dynamic and rapidly developing region in China and we’re thrilled to be able to support the Sichuan government efforts towards more effective governance by supplying KSI for assuring the stored data in their systems. We will leverage Guardtime’s experience in implementing such eGovernment systems in China and elsewhere to ensure efficient knowledge transfer to Sichuan CA and smooth implementation of the KSI components in Sichuan’s eGovernment systems.”    

Sichuan CA and Guardtime work together to ensure that the eGovernment systems implemented in the Sichuan province are KSI-enabled, and will also provide the KSI-based information assurance services to the private sector.

Most recently, Guardtime announced the launch of GuardView, the Security Operations Center (SOC) for real-time data loss prevention of Intellectual Property; partnership with Symphony Teleca for a proof-based system to secure connected car ecosystems; a strategic alliance with MTSI for delivering KSI-based solutions for US DoD and IC Clouds; and a launch of KSI services by China Telecom on its Tianyi service delivery platform.

About Sichuan CA

With its over 80 million inhabitants, Sichuan is the 4th most populous province in China. The capital of Sichuan - Chengdu - has a population of 14 million and is a major economic, transportation, and communication center, chosen as one of the top-ten cities to invest in by the Public Appraisal in 2007. Sichuan CA is an entity providing electronic trust services to Sichuan’s public and private sectors. Read more at

About Guardtime

Guardtime brings transparency and accountability to digital society. Founded in 2007, Guardtime invented Keyless Signature Infrastructure (KSI) - a technology that allows any type of electronic activity to be independently verified using only formal mathematical methods, without the need for trusted administrators or cryptographic keys. Deployed by world governments, KSI provides real-time validation and an independent audit trail for everything that happens in digital society, limiting liability and making it impossible for insiders or sophisticated cyber attackers to manipulate data and cover their tracks. Read more at

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