Cloud Signing Service
SSL.com’s eSigner cloud signing service lets you conveniently add globally trusted digital signatures and timestamps to your documents and code from anywhere, with no need for USB tokens, HSMs, or other special hardware. Certificates and signing keys are securely stored in the cloud and can be accessed via the eSigner Express app or Cloud Signature Consortium (CSC) compliant API.
eSigner is fully compatible with the CSC cloud signing standard. Businesses and other organizations can integrate eSigner with their document and code signing workflows. Software publishers and service providers can use eSigner to offer digital signing capabilities to their customers.
eSigner is currently in limited beta release for existing SSL.com customers. For more information, please submit the information request form below.
eSigner’s digital signatures use PKI-based digital certificates that bind an identity (such as a person or company) to a cryptographic key pair. When a file like a PDF or Word document, executable application, or driver is digitally signed, a cryptographic hash of the document’s content and the identity of the signatory are bound together to form a unique digital fingerprint, ensuring:
As a publicly trusted CA, SSL.com is trusted by operating systems, web browsers, and software vendors like Adobe and Microsoft to validate the identities of individuals, companies, and government organizations. Because of this, eSigner’s signatures are trusted by:
Legal and Enforceable Worldwide
eSigner document signatures are legal and enforceable under the United States Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce (ESIGN) act and the European Union’s Electronic Identification and Trust Services (eIDAS) regulation, as well as the laws of many other nations worldwide. They are recognized as advanced electronic signatures by eIDAS, giving them greater legal weight than simple electronic signatures that are not based on digital certificates.