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digital signature

An electronic signature based on cryptographic rules and parameters of originator authentication, which identify the signer and verify the integrity of the data pertaining to the signature.

digital signature

In an electronic health record, a unique, personalized alphanumeric code (or set of codes) that identifies one and only one user of the system.
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the document digest is ciphered with the private key of the releaser (which is stored on a secured device) and its obtained a cryptogram S which represents the digital signature, which is attached to the document M;
He has recently consulted with organizations in the use of digital signature and public key infrastructure.
However, controversial new regulations may require the secret keys used in digital signatures to be made available to the authorities upon request.
Several other states have enacted legislation related to government use of digital signatures.
Because on key can't easily be derived from the other, a user can keep one key secret, using it to create a digital signature, and make public the other key so that anyone can verify -- but not forge -- that signature.
At Terracon, a leading AEC firm, signers across 100 different offices digitally approved 150,000 reports within five months of implementing digital signatures, resulting in boosted productivity and substantial cost savings through the elimination of paper-based processes (printing, manual stamping and signing, scanning, priority mailing, archiving, etc.
Two approaches to retaining digital signatures in records are emerging.
ARX (Algorithmic Research) is a global provider of cost-efficient digital signature solutions for industries such as life sciences, healthcare, government, engineering, and energy.
The law provides businesses the option of accepting digital signatures and choosing what kind they will be (e.
The CoSign digital signature platform integrates with Microsoft SharePoint out-of-the-box and enhances SharePoint's capabilities by enabling it to provide compliant, signature-based approval workflows and other extended capabilities.
Under OMB's fleshing out of the definition of electronic signatures provided in the GPEA, such signatures would include not only digital signatures but other forms such as digitized signatures, personal identification numbers (PINs), smart cards, and biometrics.
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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