The iGovPhil Project Phase III is a joint undertaking of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST)- Information and Communication Technology Office and the DOST- Advanced Science and Technology Insitute. It endeavors to achieve transparency and efficiency in government by setting up relevant mechanisms to implement interactive, interconnected and interoperable government applications and online services by developing relevant systems and enhancing and maximizing existing ones. The iGovPhil Project aims to link up relevant government data centers and databases; have a secured government shared network for deploying government information system; provide a secured payment system for government transactions; provide a secured single sign-on government portal for accessing common government services; showcase Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) authentication in government transactions; acquire a secured official electronic communications and collaboration system; and build a Government Data Center that will host all the applications.