MIL OSI Translation. Mediterranean Region: Portugal – Digital Moving Key (CMD) has exceeded one million activations. The use of CMD makes it possible for citizens and professionals to securely and simply secure authentication at major Public Administration sites, such as the portal ePortugal, Direct Social Security, the Finance Portal, the National Health Service Portal, among others, and perform many of their services, always with the same password.
One such service is the online renewal of the Citizen Card, which has been available since June 20 and has already submitted more than 55,000 applications.
The Digital Mobile Key is a simple and secure form of authentication on various public and private websites, allowing the association of a mobile phone number with the civil identification number (NIC) for a Portuguese citizen and the passport number, or security card. residence for a foreign citizen.
Betting on the use of a username (mobile number) and a single pin of 4 to 8 numerical digits, the use of CMD implies that, for each access, a confirmation code is sent via free SMS to the mobile phone. or push notification (via the Authentication.Gov app) to the smartphone.
The CMD also enables the citizen, Portuguese or foreign, can electronically and securely sign documents in PDF format through the Authentication.Gov application or website Authentication.Gov.
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