On 18th September 2018, Ascertia launched the ADSS Server Autumn 5.9 release. This release delivers a brand new Signature Activation Module (SAM) and Remote Authorisation Service (RAS) to support eIDAS compliant Remote Signing with Level 2 Sole Control.
The benefits of remote signing for end users include:
- No specialist hardware or software
- Reduced costs
- Simplified key management
- Better security and auditing
We hope you enjoy using this new functionality!
ADSS Server 5.9 release developments
- New remote authorisation service (RAS)
- Service that enables the registration of users and their mobile devices
- Enables the authorisation of signing requests from users
- Supports mobile push notifications for authorising signing requests remotely
- Provides support functions to business applications and user mobile devices
- Supports Cloud Signature Consortium remote signing & Ascertia proprietary protocols
- The interface to the new Signature Activation Module (SAM)
- New Signature Activation Module (SAM)
- eIDAS-compilant against Protection Profile EN 419 241-2 (Level 2 - Sole Control)
- Operates within the same framework and supports the use of a standard PKCS#11 HSM
- Common Criteria certification
ADSS Server Enhancements
- Support for Clickatell RESTful API to provide the most reliable SMS delivery to end users
- Twilio SMS Gateway for SMS delivery of Operator alerts
- New alert and denial of usage of ADSS Server if default operator certificate is not changed
- Security review and enhancements to ensure the highest levels of security for ADSS Server
- Underlying JRE updated as per Oracle recommendations and now uses version jdk1.8.0_171
- Underlying Tomcat server upgraded as per Apache recommendations to version 9.x.
- Struts upgrade program for ADSS Server Console - phase one
- Third party library upgrades where required by vendors for bugs, features, and potential security vulnerabilities.
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