Η ηλεκτρονική υπογραφή στη δημόσια διοίκηση
Γκούντουβα, Γεωργία Δ.
The fast paced development of information technology and of telecommunications has brought about great social financial and organizational changes and has led to the creation of a new form of society which is called the society of information. The ever-increasing use of computers, as well as the use of the Internet, has influenced business transactions, commerce, communications and public administration services. This thesis comprises a report on the Society of Information and the Internet and is aiming at familiarizing the reader with them. The various units dealing with all legal issues concerning the electronic signature are then analyzed and a report is made concerning the European Union instruction 1999/93. Also, an analysis of the greek legislation concerning the electronic signature (decree number 150/2001) is made. Another analysis then follows concerning the meaning of the electronic signature, its kinds an its applications; an extensive report on cryptography is also made as well as on the function of signatures, on the Services providing certification of electronic signatures, on the infrastructure of the Public Key for the issuing, the provision and the use of certificates and on the function of electronic administration with the use of the electronic signature in all kinds of electronic documents. The thesis concludes with some assumptions followed by an index where is a detailed description of the algorithms of the Public Key and of the legal bibliography on which the thesis was based. Finally, all the greek and foreign bibliography used is mentioned.