Online Technical Training for PKI Operators for IMS Radionuclide and Waveform Stations

Online technical training course through video-conferencing and on the
CTBTO Knowledge and Training Portal (KTP)

6-10 March 2023 

The working language will be English

To provide PKI Operators with basic knowledge and technical understanding on Data Authentication, Data Surety, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) concepts and terminology. The Operators will learn how to generate key pairs, how to submit certificate requests and how to retrieve and install certificates for radionuclide stations using RSSI software and for waveform stations using SSI software and Guralp DM24SxEAM, Nanometrics Europa-T and Centaur and Kinemetrics Q330MPlus digitizers.


  • Basic Information on Data Authentication.
  • Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Concepts and Terminology.
  • Data Surety.
  • PKI Portal introduction.
  • Demonstration. 
  • Generate key pairs and submit certificate request. 
  • Retrieve and install certificates for:
    - SSI/RSSI software
    - Guralp CMG-DM24, Nanometrics Europa-T and Kinemetrics Q330MPlus digitizers.

Nominated PKI Operators for IMS waveform and radionuclide stations.
PKI Operators of IMS stations equipped with equipment different from the equipment specified in the objectives may consider attending the general part of the training only.

Applicants are requested to register online at the Commission’s CTNW platform: 

Application deadline: 10 February 2023

States Signatories wishing to nominate participants are requested to inform the Provisional Technical Secretariat (see Point of Contact) through their respective Permanent Mission by the deadline set for application. Please note that the applicants shall be nominated as PKI Operators. 

Capacity Building and Training Section, IDC/CBT
International Data Centre Division 
CTBTO Preparatory Commission 
P.O. Box 1200, A-1400 
Vienna, Austria 
Tel:  +43 1 26030 6484    
Fax: +43 1 26030 5973
Email: [email protected]