What is a document signing certificate? A document signing certificate is a type of X.509 certificate, a digital file that binds the identity of a person or organization to a cryptographic key pair consisting of a public and private key. Typically, an applicant generates » Continue Reading.
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Electronic signature (or e-signature) and digital signature are very similar terms, resulting in some confusion between them. Both indicate that a kind of legally-recognized signing operation has taken place with an electronic document. However, the accepted definition of “electronic signature” is much broader than » Continue Reading.
SSL.com’s Business Identity document signing, client authentication, and email certificates are now delivered on FIPS 140.2 validated YubiKey USB tokens, offering many additional benefits to our customers. The YubiKey FIPS token offers extra security for your private keys, which are protected by a PIN and » Continue Reading.
If you are having problems using one of SSL.com’s Email, Client Authentication, and Document Signing certificates, it’s important to make sure that all necessary supporting (intermediate and root) certificates are installed on your system. This how-to will step you through retrieving these certificates and installing » Continue Reading.
This how-to will show you how to sign a PDF document in Adobe Acrobat Reader with a document signing certificate from SSL.com. These instructions were tested with a document signing certificate installed in slot 1a of a YubiKey FIPS, in Acrobat Reader 2019.021.20056, on Windows » Continue Reading.
Digitally Certify and Sign PDFs SSL.com, a public certificate authority (CA) and voting member of the CA/Browser forum, is pleased to announce that it has been added to the Adobe Approved Trust List (AATL). The AATL is comprised of CAs that meet Adobe’s stringent assurance » Continue Reading.
Digital signatures provide legal non-repudiation for electronic documents, and are just as binding as signatures in ink on a paper document. When you send your colleagues and customers a Microsoft Word document, Excel workbook, or PowerPoint presentation signed with an SSL.com Business Email, Client Authentication, and » Continue Reading.
A digitally-signed document includes information about the signer that has been validated by the certificate authority (CA) that issued the signer’s certificate. The specific information included, such as name, email address, and organization, can vary depending on the validation level of the certificate. It is simple to » Continue Reading.
With a Business Email, Client Authentication, and Document Signing Certificate from SSL.com, you can digitally sign your Microsoft Office documents to assure recipients that: You are the authentic signer of the document. The content of the document has not been altered since it was signed. » Continue Reading.
This how-to will walk you through the process of ordering and validating a Business Email, Client Authentication, and Document Signing Certificate from SSL.com. These versatile certificates can be used for S/MIME email, client authentication, and document signing, and authenticate your name, organization, and email address. » Continue Reading.