Attributes Authority



ANF AC is an Attributes Authority. In accordance with current legislation, ANF AC assumes the responsibility of verifying all information that it includes in the electronic certificates that it issues. 


ANF AC offers this service in two modalities: 


• Attributes integrated in the body of the electronic certificate.

• Attributes Server. Issues attributes certificates associated with a personal certificate.


These certificates, also known as authorization certificates, allow secure electronic identification, automatic personalized processing and legal evidence in the authentications made.

Version 3 of the X.509 standard enables the certificates issuer entities to include proprietary extensions of all information types. Each type of information must be univocally identified, for this purpose, ANF AC manages an OID object identifier policy, in accordance with international standards in this area. 
ANF AC has been assigned with the private company code (SMI Network Management Private Enterprise Codes) 18332 by the international organization IANA -Internet Assigned Numbers Authority-, under the branch ( -IANA –Registered Private Enterprise-).
Developed in accordance with international standards:
• ITU X.520 - ISO/IEC 9594-6 Information technology -- Open Systems Interconnection -- The Directory -- Part 6: Selected attribute types 
• ITU-T Rec. X.660 y el estándar ISO/IEC 9834-1:2005 (Procedures for the Operation of OSI Registration Authorities: General Procedures and ASN.1 Object Identifier tree top arcs)
In the Web Service modality, organizations can dynamically manage the attributes of the users, without compromising the life cycle of the certificates.