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For businesses and government entities to best serve their customers and citizens, identity verification has always been a primary concern. eSignatures are increasingly becoming intertwined with digital identity authentication, to ensure the safety of data.


  • An organization functions optimally when it has a data-driven, 360° view of each customer. Today, this means creating increasingly accurate profiles of individuals. So eSignatures and identity verification are not just about protecting the organization, but also about protecting the very identity of customers.

Features and Benefits

  • Identifies the primary regulatory structures governing the use and implementation of eSignature technology.
  • Assesses the broader scope of trust service technology, including identity and access rights management.
  • Evaluates how security at all levels of data management can benefit an eSignature implementation strategy.

Key questions answered

  • What regional regulations govern the use of eSignatures?
  • How are eSignatures tied into the broader scope of identity and access rights management?

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  • Summary
  • Personal identity, not just authenticity, lies at the core of service
  • eSignatures are being absorbed into electronic identity schemes
  • Assess identity verification architecture as a whole, with special attention to security


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