Digital signature, signature algorithms authenticate the identity of signer and ensure integrity of original digital content.
Digital signature has gained importance as a tool, which allows the users to sign the electronic document and authenticate the data provided in it. This in turn reduces the paper costs and processing time and increases the efficiency.
Features of Digital Signature:
Digital Signature imparts the ability, which ensures that the original signed message arrived which means that the sender cannot easily repudiate it later.
A digital signature can be used with any kind of message, whether it is encrypted or not, simply so that the receiver can be sure of the sender's identity and that the message arrived intact. A digital certificate contains the digital signature of the certificate-issuing authority so that anyone can verify that the certificate is real.
The use of digital signatures is even more effective when dealing in international trade, making it no longer necessary to fly overseas in order to demonstrate intent to sign a contract. The use of digital signatures makes commerce faster, more secure and more effective.
E-Lock provides Digital Signature products and solutions compliant with the worldwide e-signature legislations like HIPAA, 21CFR part 11, US E-Sign law, EU law, SOX, GPEA, and JITC etc. E-Lock ProSigner is a Desktop Digital Signature product, which enables even the novice users to digitally sign the document and timestamp it.