This year, the Information Systems Development Competition of Universities and Colleges in Taiwan will feature for the first time the “PKI Application Competition Group” hosted by ARES International Corp. As long as you add PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) components to your original system and can provide innovative applications, you are welcome to participate in this competition! Ares also provides free PKI Kits for participants to use.
Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) is a structure based on public key cryptography technology and is a mechanism that uses public key and electronic certificate to ensure the security of Internet exchange and achieve identification of the counterparty.
 
 
     
 
  Method of Competition  
 
 
  With originality or technology within the range of the “PKI Application Competition Group”, along with the ARES uPKI Kits provided by Ares, or with the PKI technology applications that are already for public use, participants are eligible for becoming part of the “PKI Application Competition Group”.  
 
     
 
  ARES uPKI Request  
 
 
 

Development environments that ARES uPKI supports: Visual Basic, .NET, ActiveX
Each member of the competition teams should sign the “Non-Disclosure Agreement” and mail or fax to ARES International Corp. to obtain the PKI Kits software. Ares also provides a one-round ARES uPKI educational training lesson for better understanding of PKI applications.
For participants of Ares "PKI Application Competition Group" and requesting free ARES uPKI Kits, please sign the "Non-Distribution Agreement" first.
Contact details are as follows:
Address: 3rd Fl., 111 Sec. 2, Zhongshan North Road, Taipei
Fax: 886-2-2551-6448 Tel: 886-2-2522-1351ext 381
e-mail:pki_pk@ares.com.tw

 
 
     
 
  Qualifications  
 
 
  1.For the Department of Information Management from universities and colleges, professors and students can form teams and participate in the Information Systems Development Competition of Universities and Colleges in Taiwan as well as the Ares “PKI Application Competition Group” by using PKI applications to achieve the end of assisting organizations or enterprises in specific functions.
2.Regardless of the type of department, students of over 16 years old or professors and students can form teams and participate in the Ares “PKI Application Competition Group” by using PKI applications to achieve the end of assisting organizations or enterprises in specific functions.

We strongly suggest that you plan on the PKI Application Competition topic as soon as possible.


 
 
     
 
  Awards  
 
 
  The Top Three Teams of “PKI Application Competition Group” will be awarded with prize and cups:
First place: NT$50,000 prize and an award cup
Second place: NT$30,000 prize and an award cup
Third place: NT$10,000 prize and an award cup
 
 
     
 
  Competition regulations and the method of signing up will be posted soon, please stay updated!

Joint Invitation by Industrial Development Bureau of Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), Chinese Society of Information Management (CSIM), Taipei Computer Association (TCA) and ARES International Corp.
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