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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We have seen an increase in the number of enquiries from clients wanting use electronic signatures in their business processes in the UAE.
Over the past few months, I have received several calls regarding electronic signatures.
Has the individual been trained to use the electronic signature function of the computerized system they are using?
Electronic signature of the first tier is equivalent to the position under the common law, where the principal function of signature is to demonstrate the intent of the signatory.
Electronic signatures are to be accomplished using a DoDapproved process that utilizes Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) certificates issued by DoD or a DoD-approved external PKI.
Nearly four years have passed since enactment of the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (ESIGN Act) opened the door for higher education institutions to use electronic records and electronic signatures (e-sign) in place of traditional paper records and handwritten signatures.
Technical neutrality on the use of electronic signature seems to be a hallmark of most of the legislation in effect at this time.
The Electronic Signatures Act also may simplify record keeping, authentication and verification functions for accountants.
Best Practices for Global Life and P&C Insurers in Selecting Electronic Signature Solutions by Steven Leigh and Juergen Weiss
The number of lenders that are now in conversations about moving into electronic signatures has increased tenfold over this time one year ago.
This would fulfill the requirements of electronic signatures, and could be paired with fingerprint scans and other biometric technologies to provide even more security.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-26 October 2001-Finnish government makes law proposal for electronic signatures (C)1994-2001 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.

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