Glossary of Compliance

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Advanced Digital Signature

The advanced electronic signature is a digital signature to uniquely identify the signer based on an advanced certificate. The signature keys are utilized with a high degree of confidence by the signatory (who has sole possession of the signing key).

An electronic signature is observed to be advanced, under eIDAS,  if it has met several requirements, including:

– Identifies and links its signatory uniquely

– The private key used to make the electronic signature is under the sole proprietorship of the signatory

– If the data is tampered with after the signature, the signature must detect that this has happened

-The signature should be invalidated in the event its accompanying data has changed

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