We spoke to John Cragg, Director of Strategic Partnerships at Utimaco about the role of Hardware Security Modules (HSM) as part of digital signature solutions, what eIDAS 2 looks like and digital trust.
Online transactions and electronic documents require the same checks as a paper equivalent. It needs to be possible to prove the identity and establish trust in both the entity and the documentation.
On 22nd October Ascertia launched SigningHub 8.0, this release is now available on the Ascertia Community for download. Please request access from your account team, if you have not already registered.
The acceleration of digital business has been rapid over the past 18 months and caught many by surprise. The Cloud Signature Consortium (CSC) has supported this rise in the digital economy by developing a set of standards and protocols for remote signing that enable businesses to leverage digital signatures and power cross-border business.
Ascertia provides an integrated solution for PKI and digital signature trust service components. Organisations can safely manage digital identities across their corporate networks and migrate paper-intensive processes to the digital world by using Ascertia’s products to digitally sign on the desktop, mobile or via an automated server.
Launched in 2012, the G-Cloud framework has revolutionised how public sector departments access innovative IT solutions. By providing the UK Government with the ability to procure services from approved cloud-based suppliers, IT costs have been driven down and efficiency increased.
What is the Cloud Signature Consortium (CSC)?
Ascertia is a CSC member, a group of industry and academic organisations committed to building a new standard for cloud-based digital signatures that will support web and mobile applications and comply with the most demanding electronic signature regulations in the world. The CSC was created to develop common protocols so that distributed applications and services can leverage digital signatures in a non-proprietary way.
We are pleased to announce that we have signed a global distribution agreement with Entrust Datacard, a leading provider of trusted identity and secure issuance technology solutions. The agreement cements a long-standing relationship between us and Entrust Datacard after winning numerous business deals together worldwide. The global agreement covers Ascertia's ADSS Server and includes the server modules for digital signing, OCSP validation, SCVP validation and timestamping.