Explore EIDAS and Navigate the Future of Digital Identity

eIDAS regulation constitutes a strong step towards Digital Single Market. It is transformative for the framework it implements but also for the doors it manages to open. eIDAS introduces a new, EU-wide legal framework for electronic identification (eID) and trust services, including electronic signatures, while it offers a high degree of certainty, consistency, and predictability. The eIDAS regulation brings about new legal challenges and opportunities, and new legal concepts and rules.

This introductory course invites professionals to familiarise themselves with the landscape of electronic identification and trust services and the new legal concepts, rules, regulations, and implications of the eIDAS framework. Participants will have the opportunity to explore the eIDAS regulation as a unified legal framework, throughout the EU and appreciate the importance and ambition of this regulation.

Upon completion of the program, the participants will be able to:

Knowledge Level: 

  • Understand the EU Legal Framework for electronic signatures 
  • Explore the eIDAS regulation, its background, and the changes that it brings 
  • Discuss the evolution of signatures (From traditional to electronic and digital signatures) 
  • Discuss the definition and application, and scope of electronic signatures Explain the types of electronic signatures and their main differences

Skill Level 

  • Justify the use of electronic signatures 
  • Describe the difference between Simple, Advance and Qualified Trust Services 

Attitude Level: 

Encourage the use of electronic signatures

The eIDAS regulation: 

  • Development of eIDAS and the changes that it brings 
  • Timeline 
  • Scope and objectives 
  • eIDAS in Cyprus 

Navigating the regulation: 

  • eIDAS architecture 
  • Electronic identification 
  • Trust services 
  • Explaining: Electronic signatures, Electronic Seals, Time stamping, Electronic registered delivery services, website authentication, electronic documents eID scheme 

Overview of the evolution of signatures: 

  • Traditional, Electronic & Digitized signatures 
  • Electronic vs Digital signatures 
  • Are electronic signatures legally enforceable? 

Electronic signatures:

  • Definition, scope and application 
  • Types of Electronic Signatures under the eIDAS regulation and the key legal differences (Simple, Advanced, Qualified) 
  • How to choose the right type of electronic signature

Short Description:

The eIDASregulation which introduces a new, EU-wide legal framework for electronic identification (eID) and trust services, has great potential for individuals, businesses and Member States.

The implementation of national eID schemes by Member States offers the possibility of an EU-wide framework for eID. These schemes enable citizens accessing public services to use their eID. This is potentially applicable to public services provided by any Member State for all EU citizens.

This framework provides consistency and conformity within the EU Member States in relation to trust services while enabling and motivating the legally predictable application of such services by businesses. The regulation offers the conditions for recognizing simple, advanced and qualified trust services. Also, eIDAS offers the supervisory measures and standards of trust services. Additionally, there is a lot of opportunity for private firms to use eIDschemes in the future.

This training programme is designed to examine the eIDAS regulation and explores the different types of electronic signatures. The course motivates participants to appreciate the impact of eIDAS on individuals, businesses and EU Member States.

Target audience:

This course is suitable for professionals in the legal industry, who wish to learn about the eIDAS regulation. In particular, the course is ideal for: · EU Lawyers 

  • Legal Professionals and Legal Advisors 
  • Attorneys of the Republic 
  • Internal Lawyers (working in any legal department of an organization or government) 
  • Graduate Lawyers, Junior Lawyers, Law Researchers 
  • Compliance Managers/officers
  • internal and external legal advisors
  • Attorneys of the Republic
  • Government Agencies 
  • Managers of all Functions (HR, Projects, Strategy Technology, Innovation)
  • Corporate Administrators 
  • Legal Advisors, Legal Projects Managers and Legal Analyst,
  • Legal Service Professionals 
  • Graduate/Junior Lawyers
  • Financial advisors
  • Professionals in the banking sector 
  • Executives and senior managers 
  • Digital Transformation Heads, Officers and Team Members

Training Fee

€82.25- €264.48

Participation Contribution: € 225.25 | Employees HRDA Eligible: € 82.25 

Participation Contribution|No HRDA Eligible*: €155.00 + VAT** 

*Participation Contribution Discount for individuals who are not HRDA Subsidy eligible. **HRDA-approved seminars are exempt from VAT for eligible organizations applying for the HRDA subsidy. For seminars and participants who do not qualify for the HRDA subsidy, a 19% VAT will apply.

Participation Contribution| Unemployed 

Persons who are registered as unemployed are allowed two free seminars every year if they bring the relevant permit from the Public Employment Service office.

Subsidy eligibility conditions HRDA

Course Dates

09:00 - 15:45
09:00 - 15:45
09:00 - 15:45