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Digital Signature

A digital signature is a type of e-signature that relies on an encryption method. A digital signature uses public-key cryptography. This is a type of cryptography in which pairs of encoded keys are used. Information can only be decoded if someone possesses the key. When used appropriately, this signature can confirm the identity of the sender of the information. It adds another layer of trust to the exchange of electronic information.

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About Digital Signature

Digital signatures can be used by individuals to confirm their own identity within a message. Small businesses may find these signatures to be advantageous in certain circumstances. For example, they can be useful when a business must take extra precautions to encode information.

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