MD2, MD5 -"Message Digest"- (Wang & Yu, 2005), created by Ronald Rivest and SHA -"Secure Hash Algorithm"-, created by the USA Standards Institute for digital signature
(NIST, 2002), all used for digest's extraction;
(certificates) and PKI are already in broad use.
Many larger, high profile corporations in Germany, Europe and other countries have used AuthentiDate's solutions for many years, including providing electronic invoices with the legally required digital signatures
Several states, realizing the importance of digital signatures
, have introduced relevant legislation.
The proposed NIST algorithm, like most digital signature
methods, relies on a concept known as public-key cryptography.
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A digital signature
entails using a specific technology called public key infrastructure (PKI), which generally involves a certificate authority, registration authority, subscriber, and a relying party.
The CoSign solution is designed for a rapid, secure, large-scale deployment of standard digital signature
capabilities," said John Marchioni, VP Business Development, ARX.
link a person's identity to a specially encrypted "private key" issued to only one bearer.
ARX's CoSign digital signature
solution automates approvals affordably in a compliant manner, allowing organizations to go paperless, expedite business processes and save costs.
Results showed that 63% of surveyed organizations that do not use a digital signature
system are forced to print documents solely for the purpose of obtaining signature approvals, which delays business processes and increases organizational costs.
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