Tag: Electronic signature
QES signature: Meaning and Application
A QES signature (qualified electronic signature) is an advanced electronic signature (AES) based on a qualified certificate and created by a qualified electronic signature creation device (QSCD).
Digital contract signing: This is what you need to consider!
A contract is only valid if all parties involved sign the agreement. Only with a valid signature does a contract have legal force. Therefore, it is important to consider some points when using digital contract signing.
What is an electronic signature?
Without a doubt, electronic signatures are the best way to sign contracts. In fact, electronic signature tools are helping thousands of organizations create a better signature experience, automate their business …
Advanced electronic signature (AES)
The advanced electronic signature (AES) enables the authenticity and integrity of signed data to be verified. It establishes a unique link to the signer and enables the signer to be identified.
The advanced signature provides a higher level of security than the simple electronic signature and creates a perfect balance between security and usability, making this signature method very popular.
A digital signature (also called an electronic signature) is the equivalent of a handwritten signature. The eIDAS regulation of the European Union distinguishes three quality levels of electronic signatures.
eIDAS (Electronic Identification, Authentification and Trust Services)
The eIDAS regulation is an EU regulation on the use of electronic signatures. eIDAS is the abbreviation for Electronic Identification, Authentification and Trust Services.
Secure Signature Creation Device (SSCD)
The term Secure Signature Creation Device (SSCD) means, according to EU Regulation No. 910/2014 Art.3 para.22, a configured software or hardware used to generate an electronic signature.