electronic signature

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electronic signature

A method of sending identity verification over the Internet,usually through the use of a personal identification number (PIN).

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The digital signature is implemented using cryptographic methods with two keys: a private key and a public key, in the concept introduced by Diffie and Hellman, from Stanford University (Diffie & Hellman, 1976).
The document is locked with a file of those characteristics in the event the signature is later challenged; it requires that a digital signature pad be available to the user.
Also, unlike other signatures, a digital signature is specific to the document that is signed.
VASCO's Digipass is a family of strong authentication and digital signature devices that replace vulnerable static passwords with strong, two-factor authentication security, providing a much higher level of protection for corporate networks.
Georgia, Hawaii, Kansas, Rhode Island and Virginia all introduced digital signature legislation last session, but none survived.
Many companies, for example, have been reluctant to select a particular digital signature scheme for their electronic transmissions without some assurance that the chosen method will be widely used and that it harbors no weaknesses that could be exploited by an unscrupulous party bent on fraud.
The recently updated CoSign digital signature solution offers enhancements specifically designed for engineering, including multiple-page signing with a simple click-through option, and support for multiple professional seals/stamps per signer.
Every time Corporation Ideal reviews a record or needs it for court, it can show the digital signature being associated with the transaction record.
SAN FRANCISCO -- ARX (Algorithmic Research), the leader in enterprise digital signature solutions, announced today that its CoSign digital signature solution has passed tests as defined by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC).
define what constitutes a legitimate, safe, secure digital signature -- matters that will be addressed in future regulations.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Danish inspection firm and engineering certification provider, CPI, implemented the CoSign digital signature add-on for SharePoint, which enables digital signing from within SharePoint and allows CPI to maximize their paperless investment.
The impetus for digital signature technology can be seen as a variant of the same basic "who knew what when" Armstrong metadata formulation, where the reasons for utilizing digital signatures translate broadly into four categories (Merrill 1998):

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