Furthermore, the Directorate is entrusted with the responsibility of developing the cloud framework and e-services useful for the state, citizens and the economy, as well as with the issuing of digital certificates, the implementation of a unified IT security policy, and IT solutions and data management. In this respect, it provides citizens and businesses with effective, reliable and easy access to e-services at the national level and in the Digital Single Market.
The Directorate coordinates the implementation of measures to promote the general digitalisation of society at the inter-ministerial and inter-sectoral levels; in this process, coordination with external stakeholders in the business sector and non-governmental organisations, as well as with stakeholders in education and research, takes place through the Slovenian Digital Coalition. Within its area of competence, the Directorate represents the Republic of Slovenia in international organisations (the EU, OECD, ITU, ICANN, IGF, CEPT and Eutelsat). In the areas of electronic communications and radio spectrum management, the Directorate is responsible for the Agency for Communication Networks and Services.
Information technology in public administration
In order to perform its tasks, public administration requires efficient information technology that brings together different and interlinked areas. Its fast and reliable operation is provided by a central information and communication network through which a large quantity of suitably protected data flows. In order to simplify and digitalise the work between the authorities, various joint IT solutions or services have been developed that are also available to citizens and the companies.