Updated: Jul 20, 2020
What is signature verification?
The widespread adoption of electronic signatures has raised many questions. Perhaps the most pressing for would-be users relate to security. While many companies and individuals see the benefit of transitioning from the traditional way of signing documents – which involves printing, scanning, hand-signing, and re-scanning – they have uncertainties about security. In particular, they’re unsure about how the process of verification works. The answer to this aims to demystify the electronic signature verification process.
How do digital signatures work?
The first point to outline is the difference between electronic and digital signatures. Digital signatures, which are a highly secure type of electronic signature, have a very specific and robust verification process.
The term “electronic signature”, on the other hand, can be used to