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První certifikační autorita, a.s. (I.CA) was established on the firm grounds of top worldwide and national know-how and a team of quality professionals in the field of security technologies and certification authorities.

In 2001, I.CA was the first entity to receive an accreditation for the performance of the activities of an accredited provider of certification services, as defined in Act No. 227/2000 Coll. on electronic signatures, and began to provide services in the field of qualified certificates. In 2006, the accreditation was extended with the services of issuing qualified system certificates and qualified timestamps.

Still in 2006, I.CA received accreditation for the issuance of qualified certificates and for the provision of services of a time authority in Slovakia.

Providing of qualified certification services company První certifikační autorita,a.s. is regularly subjected to audits and controls, as required by legislation Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic. With regard to the inclusion I.CA root certificate to the Trusted Root Certification Authorities Microsoft is providing certification services also audited according to Microsoft Root Certificate Program. More information is available here .

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8/28/2019 Swedish partnership
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7/16/2019 I.CA starts issuing certificates using elliptic curve cryptography (ECC)
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3/27/2019 I.CA became a member of the OBE QTSP Working Group
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