Previously we answered the most common questions about the OCSP. Another element involved in the creation and verification of signatures is timestamping. This blog covers how timestamping works, what a Timestamp Authority is, and why timestamping is beneficial to the longevity and legality of digital signatures.
DigitalSign is a trust service provider and long-term Ascertia partner based in Portugal, operating across Europe and Brazil.
Following a successful audit undertaken by independent certification body SGS Group, Ascertia has been awarded certification ISO 27001:2013. This certification has been awarded under the scope of ‘’design and development of digital signature and PKI software and its front-end application’’.
Headquartered in Ljubljana, Slovenia, CREAplus delivers solutions and services to high-trust organisations in both the private and public sector.
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As experts in high-trust solutions, we are often asked about the benefits of commercial off the shelf products versus seemingly more affordable Software Development Kits, Open Source libraries or third party pre-compiled libraries or binaries.
Security integrator and trust service provider ADACOM was looking for a robust solution that could add value to their offering, and enable customers to utilise electronic signatures via ADACOM’s workflow platform or for their own in-house deployments.
OCSP stands for Online Certificate Status Protocol and is used by Certificate Authorities to check the revocation status of an X.509 digital certificate.
Ascertia’s digital signature solutions are part of Verisec’s core infrastructure, helping the company to deliver high-trust digital identity and information security products and services.
Leading Nordic software and services company Tieto was searching for a global provider of high-trust e-security solutions.
Qualified Trust Service Providers (QTSPs) work with customers in high-trust industries that require eIDAS certified Qualified Signatures.
Following a period of rapid growth, Mike’s appointment strengthens Ascertia’s seasoned executive team and is one of many recent strategic hires across the organisation. This appointment enhances Ascertia’s technical expertise, its global partner network and cements the company’s commitment to producing innovative high-trust PKI and digital signature products.
This is a guest post from Erik R Van Zuuren, founder of Trustcore.EU, one of the authors of the blueprint for the Belgian Personal Identity Card Project (BelPIC) and part of key egov-supporting services at the Flemish government. Erik spoke at our 2019 Partner Event.
Certinet, based in Chile, has been a longstanding Ascertia partner and has a successful track record in delivering high profile projects. Certinet was also one of the first partners to integrate Ascertia solutions with SAP.
Ascertia’s ADSS SAM Appliance is the first Qualified Signature Creation Device (QSCD) that meets the new eIDAS regulations and ETSI/CEN standards of EN 419 241-1 and protection Profile EN 419241-2 with Sole Control Assurance Level 2 to deliver the highest levels of trust when creating Qualified Remote Signatures on behalf of Natural Persons and Natural Persons linked to Legal Entities.
Ascertia has many partners across the globe that provide expert local service to customers.
LAWTrust is Africa’s leading trust centre, security integrator and security solutions developer and is a long-term Ascertia partner.
On 1 May 2019, Ascertia launched the latest release of ADSS Server. This release provides a range of enhancements that allow third party products and services to take advantage of exciting new functionality including support for Remote Authorised Signing with Level 2 Sole Control.
Partners are critical to our continued success and our network stretches extensively across the world, with over 100 local partners based everywhere from Chile to Singapore.
Having announced that we passed the evaluation process earlier this month, the Common Criteria process has now officially completed with the issuance of this certificate. This enables the ADSS SAM (Signature Activation Module) appliance to be listed as a certified product on the Common Criteria website (under Products for Digital Signatures).
We have become the first company in the world to pass the Common Criteria EAL4+ evaluation process against the standard EN 419 241-2 for our ADSS SAM hardware appliance, a remote Qualified Signature Creation Device (QSCD). This provides the highest level of confidence that users have sole control over their signing keys held on central servers or in the cloud.