What is a Digital Signature Certificate?
A digital signature is a specific electronic signature that requires the signer to authenticate their identity using a certificate-based digital ID. Digital Signature Certificates or DSC or Digital Signature are being adopted by various government agencies and now is a statutory requirement in various applications.
Types of Digital Signature Certificates
- Document Signer- It is in a soft file format installed in the server.
- Encrypt and Decrypt Utility- Using PKI infrastructure, we can encrypt and decrypt our data.
- ePDF Signer- Desktop-based application that allows users to sign single or bulk PDF documents using Digital Signature Certificates.
Benefits Of Digital Signature
The numerous advantages that digital signatures bring to businesses all over the world have led to their widespread adoption in the modern era.
When it comes to the security of a document, digital signing is far superior than traditional paper signing. The software that is used to create digital signatures ensures that the document is encrypted and that it cannot be manipulated or misused in any way.
Saves time and cost
When you have to spend hours looking for tangible documents that need hand signing, maintaining, and preserving, it takes up a lot of time. Digital signatures enable you to easily locate the necessary documents on a secure server, which in turn saves time. Digital signatures save money by reducing the need for paper, ink, printers, and maintenance, as well as on document delivery and office space, which is generally a company's one of the main expenses.
Digital signature certificates ensure that an electronic signature is legitimate and offer worldwide legal validity. It is permitted to be presented in court or any other legal proceeding.
Enhanced Customer Service
Nowadays clients, business partners, and stakeholders expect digital signing as it is a simple procedure and they can sign online, on any device, and at their own leisure rather than travelling to your branch or office. In addition to resulting in quicker turnaround times, this improved experience also increases customer happiness and retention.
Why are Digital Signature services required?
Physical documents are signed manually on paper; similarly, electronic documents like pdf documents can be signed digitally using a Digital Signature Certificate. Also, many government portals would require you to use DSC for validating your identity while uploading and filing your documents. DSC ensures that the documents you have signed are verifiable by the recipient of the document for the authenticity of the signature.
Who Could Buy a Digital Signature Certificate?There is no limitation on who can buy our digital signature certificates. Therefore, people and organizations from Saudi Arabia can buy DSC, provided they meet the required verification guidelines.
What are the digital signature solutions Finesse offers in the area of paperless signatures?
Finesse is a leading Digital Signature solution provider in Saudi Arabia. Finesse offers the following DSC services:
- Providing class-3 DSC for individuals.
- Providing organizational DSC for companies to the authorized signatories.
- Setting up bulk PDF signing
- Integrating electronic signature with application systems.
- Electronic document signing process.