Published: 05 March 2003
Analyst(s): Doug Simmons, Phil Schacter
The concepts and technology needed to support electronic signatures have been available since the early days of public key cryptography, and in particular over the past five years. In this Directory and Security Strategies Report, "Electronic Signatures: Solutions Maturing as Regulatory Deadlines Loom," Service Director and Senior Analyst Phil Schacter, and Principal Consultant Doug Simmons examine the concepts, technologies, and standards that are typically involved in applications that implement digital signing techniques. In addition, the document examines usage scenarios, key government regulations, and vendor offerings.
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