Briefs: Swisscom provides electronic signatures

Swisscom said Wednesday it has been certified as a provider of qualified electronic-signature services.

Electronic signatures are administered based on public key infrastructure, which is a system that enables digital certificates to be issued, distributed and authenticated. The certificates are usually issued to people or machines and are used for secure computer-based communications, the telecommunications group said in a news release.

As a result, "now our customers can enhance their efficiency and simply their business processes even more," stated Swisscom Solutions Chief Executive Rene Fischer.

Copyright 2005 by United Press International


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May 19, 2008
My name is Olga and I work for a company that specializes in digital signatures.
If you're interested, there's some useful background (non-commercial) information about digital signatures at http://www.arx.co...-faq.php

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