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Securing PDFs with Digital Signatures

Securing PDFs with Digital Signatures The Portable Document Format (PDF), an acronym that I dare say that everyone is familiar with, has become an integral part of everyday life for most employees and employers alike. Used and preferred as it operates across multiple Operating Systems (OS) e.g. Windows & Mac. , it is the de-facto standard for electronic documents ranging from

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Recognition of Electronic Signatures Around the World

Recognition of Electronic Signatures Around the World

Understanding the validity of electronic signatures around the world In today’s globalised world, most organisations have a presence or at least have business dealings with an organisation in another country. Together with the COVID-19 pandemic accelerating digitalization and the adoption of electronic signatures, many are asking the question if electronic signatures are accepted as legally binding in countries around the world.

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Digital Signature

Why the Need to Sign with a Digital Signature?

Why the Need to Sign with a Digital Signature? Electronic signing allows you to perform all signing operations remotely and from almost any device. All you need is an Internet connection. Plus, an electronic signature is just as legally binding as a handwritten one in ink on paper. Businesses are also switching to e-signature software solutions to reduce paper usage, cut

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nSignBasic – The New Face of Document Signing

nSignBasic – The New Face of Document Signing With the plan of improving the lives of citizens and creating more opportunities, Singapore was progressing towards a Smart Nation by using digital technology to the fullest. However, the unforeseen pandemic arrival has forced many to transition to the digital world for continuity in everyday life. Many were fastened on the traditional method

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Incorporating Singpass into Your Digital Services

Introduction: From checking your CPF statements to logging into NS portal to book an IPPT session, every citizen or resident of this country is likely to have experienced Singpass authentication at least once. In fact, most probably use it on a regular basis. From a simple platform that provided basic authentication in its early days, Singpass has bloomed into a service

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Routing Documents for Signers: Pearls and Pitfalls Part 2

Interchangeable Signer You may be presented with requirements that allow multiple signers to sign on the same spot interchangeably. This may be the HOD and his deputy, or perhaps any member of a particular department is authorised to sign off on the document. This is similar to Parallel Signing covered in the previous article with the same pitfalls and in addition,

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Routing Documents for Signers: Pearls and Pitfalls Part 1

Sequential Signing This is the simplest use case; you have a document that needs to be signed by some signers in sequence and whose identities are known. Keeping and tracking the document mid-flow is also simple in a custom workflow system. This can be treated as one long transaction, or three different transactions all linked by some common ID.   Parallel

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Enabling Sign with Singpass with nSignSG

If you’re based in Singapore, did you know that the Singpass App which was previously used for SafeEntry can be used to perform Digital Signing on electronic documents? With the advent of the Sign with Singpass functionality (since 5 November 2020), all Singpass application users are able to perform Digital Signatures on their electronic documents using their mobile phones. Utilizing Digital
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Understanding the legal validity of electronic signatures in Singapore

The Electronic Transactions Act (ETA) was established to provide the legal foundation for electronic transactions in Singapore. The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) is the authority tasked with establishing regulatory frameworks for electronic commerce. Some key questions are raised below that can help us better understand the legality of electronic signatures in Singapore. What is an electronic signature? IMDA states that
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E-signature workflows made easy

Let’s face it - remote work is here to stay. Many businesses that were questioning the effectiveness of remote work in the past are now convinced of the benefits in terms of productivity and performance. As the number of individuals working from home continues to grow, some businesses find that the traditional way of signing documents and contracts using “wet ink”
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