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Smart cross-border e-Gov systems and applications

Sideridis, Alexander; Protopappas, Loucas; Tsiafoulis, Stergios; Pimenidis, Elias


Alexander Sideridis

Loucas Protopappas

Stergios Tsiafoulis


Recent developments on ICT innovations like Internet of Things, Cloud Computing and Big Data encourage further the design and application of "Smart" e-Government Systems and applications to citizens and business. These smart systems are aiming to improve further everyday lives, expand business frontiers, and facilitate the movement of citizens by reducing the constraints imposed by existing borders between Member States of a federation like in cases of the European Union, USA and Eurasian Economic Union. Also, these systems provide the means to combat more effectively international terrorism, fraud and crime and many other areas in Banking, Health, Justice, Forensic and Crime sectors of bilaterally or globally worldwide interrelation. To the above important application areas, very new should be added, huge in extent and immense in importance areas of Life Sciences. More specifically, such Smart Cross-Border e-Government Systems will be characterized by their ability to be used by governmental organizations, citizens, business and any combination thereof per two independently of their location and nationality, in a cross border environment, under the provision there exist in both sides the necessary electronic authentication, identification and signature support service. Early this year, strategic policies and successfully implemented European Union projects have led to the availability of e-Authentication, e-Signature and e-Identification platforms. Therefore, the late technological advances dictate to redesign of existing and design of new Smart Cross-Border e-Government Services and Applications fully exploiting the ICT innovations and capable to satisfy the requirements of the systems above.


Sideridis, A., Protopappas, L., Tsiafoulis, S., & Pimenidis, E. (2015, December). Smart cross-border e-Gov systems and applications. Paper presented at 6th International Conference on e-Democracy, Athens, Greece

Presentation Conference Type Conference Paper (unpublished)
Conference Name 6th International Conference on e-Democracy
Conference Location Athens, Greece
Start Date Dec 10, 2015
End Date Dec 11, 2015
Publication Date Jul 29, 2015
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Pages 151-162
Keywords cross-border services, smart e-services, e-Government systems, authentication systems, identification systems
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Additional Information Title of Conference or Conference Proceedings : E-Democracy – Citizen Rights in the World of the New Computing Paradigms: Volume 570 of the series Communications in Computer and Information Science