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What is a timestamping authority?

Posted by Mike Hathaway on May 15, 2020 12:11:03 PM

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.

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DigitalSign offers remote signing to customers with Ascertia's solutions

Posted by Victoria Allen on May 11, 2020 11:23:29 AM

DigitalSign is a trust service provider and long-term Ascertia partner based in Portugal, operating across Europe and Brazil.

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Ascertia awarded ISO 27001:2013 certification

Posted by Victoria Allen on Apr 21, 2020 7:18:43 AM

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’’. 

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Ascertia and CREAplus deliver high-quality, high-trust signing solutions to EU trust service providers

Posted by Victoria Allen on Apr 9, 2020 9:28:09 AM

Headquartered in Ljubljana, Slovenia, CREAplus delivers solutions and services to high-trust organisations in both the private and public sector.

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COVID-19 Update - Ascertia will continue to support your business

Posted by Victoria Allen on Mar 26, 2020 11:36:43 AM

With respect to the current global situation and mission to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we would like to reassure all of our customers and partners that there will be no change to our services. These will still be available to all our 24x7 and Standard Support Customers. Our services teams are ready to assist you with any queries.

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The Benefits of Commercial Product vs Libraries for e-signature solutions

Posted by Mike Hathaway on Mar 16, 2020 2:14:03 PM

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. 

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Ascertia’s e-signature offering provides value to ADACOM’s finance customers

Posted by Victoria Allen on Mar 3, 2020 1:49:34 PM

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.

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What is OCSP and how does it work?

Posted by Mike Hathaway on Feb 19, 2020 8:49:19 AM

OCSP stands for Online Certificate Status Protocol and is used by Certificate Authorities to check the revocation status of an X.509 digital certificate.

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Ascertia helps long-standing partner Verisec deliver a high-trust digital signature solution

Posted by Victoria Allen on Feb 5, 2020 9:43:39 AM

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.

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Tieto Gains High-Trust, Compliance Focused Signing with Ascertia’s SigningHub

Posted by Victoria Allen on Jan 15, 2020 3:03:03 PM

Leading Nordic software and services company Tieto was searching for a global provider of high-trust e-security solutions.

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Partner case study: KeySign delivers flexible and effective solutions thanks to its partnership with Ascertia

Posted by Victoria Allen on Jan 13, 2020 1:07:08 PM

KeySign is a longstanding Ascertia partner implementing digital signature solutions for clients in a government, defense, banking, insurance, pharmaceutical and retail across the Benelux region.

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With Ascertia, DigiCert + QuoVadis becomes the first QTSP to deliver eIDAS certified Qualified Remote Signing with Level 2 Sole Control

Posted by Mike Hathaway on Dec 2, 2019 7:53:53 AM

Qualified Trust Service Providers (QTSPs) work with customers in high-trust industries that require eIDAS certified Qualified Signatures.

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Ascertia appoints Mike Hathaway as CTO to continue PKI innovation

Posted by Victoria Allen on Oct 9, 2019 10:01:19 AM

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.

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eIDAS, eIdentities and Trust Services: lessons learned from the PSD2 arena

Posted by Erik R Van Zuuren on Oct 2, 2019 11:44:34 AM

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.  

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Partner case study: Certinet utilises Ascertia solutions for multiple banking and integration projects

Posted by Victoria Allen on Sep 20, 2019 10:23:21 AM

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.

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ADSS Server SAM Appliance is now approved as a QSCD and a QSealCD

Posted by Victoria Allen on Aug 21, 2019 6:54:26 AM

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.

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Partner Case Study: How LAWTrust Can Respond to Larger Opportunities with Ascertia

Posted by Victoria Allen on Jul 29, 2019 7:37:29 AM

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.  

 

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ADSS Server v6.1 Release

Posted by Pieter Rensburg on Jun 12, 2019 10:43:19 AM

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.

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Ascertia Partner Event London: Creating a strong network for the future

Posted by Sam Crook on Apr 8, 2019 12:22:39 PM

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.

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Ascertia receives first Common Criteria EAL4+ EN 419 241-2 certificate

Posted by Victoria Morgan on Apr 1, 2019 8:25:44 AM

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).

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Ascertia First in the World to Pass the Common Criteria EN 419 241-2 Evaluation Process

Posted by Victoria Morgan on Mar 6, 2019 3:24:14 PM

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. 

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