At TrustFactory we believe that PKI can be made simple and cost effective so you can reap the benefits of top-notch security when communicating and transacting on-line. With digital migration and the benefits gained through paperless workflows and environments, it makes sense to leverage PKI to secure your online future.

Our Journey Thus Far

2002

South African ECT Act of 2002 signed by former President Thabo Mbeki into law using the TrustFactory electronic signature technology

TrustFactory PKI v1.0 is released for on-premise

2003

TrustFactory PKI used in South Africa’s first TrustCenter with both Root and Issuing Certificate Authorities (CAs)

2006

TrustFactory secures pension payouts using biometric-enabled PKI smartcards

Government TrustCenter uses TrustFactory PKI to secure government services

2007

TrustFactory PKI v2.0 is released for on-premise

2009

TrustFactory Face-to-face (F2F) application ECT Act Advanced Electronic Signature (AES)

2012

TrustFactory secures voice-over-IP (VoIP) and text messaging

2017

TrustFactory(Pty)Ltd is established to provide public CAs for secure email, document signing and website security

2018

TrustFactory CA Operations achieves WebTrust BR SSL and CA certifications for its root and issuing CAs

TrustFactory is the first BR SSL certified root and issuing CA on the African continent

2019

TrustFactory SSL and Client Root CAs embedded in Microsoft Root Certificate Store

TrustFactory Client Root and Issuing CAs added to Adobe Approved Trust List (AATL)

2020

TrustFactory and CloudSign partner to provide PKI-enabled document signing solution on Microsoft Azure cloud

What the Future Holds

We promise to democratize access to PKI for all to benefit by providing a cloud-based PKI solution that is both cheap and easy to use.

As the operator of the first BR SSL certified Root and Issuing Certificate Authority (CA) on the African continent, with over a decade of PKI experience and together with your support we can achieve just that.

We urge you to join us on this exciting journey today.