Scalable Document Signing – From Desktop to Cloud
The need for signatures pops up in virtually every department - human resources for employee timesheets and vacation requests, finance signing off on invoices and purchase orders, legal preparing contracts, sales entering new client relationships. Printing every time you need a signature is impractical and inefficient. Fortunately, there’s a better way. Trusted digital signatures allow you to keep your entire workflow online and offer greater security than non-standardized electronic signatures.
Meet industry and regulatory compliance
Save time and money over wet ink signatures
Multiple signing identity options
PKI-based digital signatures offer higher assurance
Scalable deployments and integrations
As a member of Adobe’s Approved Trust List (AATL) and Microsoft Root Trust List, GlobalSign’s document signing certificates are compatible with the leading programs and are an easy to use, cost-effective way to add digital signatures to your documents.
Legally Admissible, Compliant Digital Signatures
GlobalSign digital signatures can help you meet the requirements of many national and industry-specific regulations regarding the legal acceptance of electronic signatures in place of wet ink signatures, including:
- US ESIGN (Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce)
- FDA CFR 21 Part 11
- US UETA (Uniform Electronic Transactions Act)
- US State Professional Engineering (PE) Seals
- UN Model Electronic Signature Law
- Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX)
- CNCA (Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People's Republic of China)
Deployment Options – Certificates on Hardware or Full-scale Service
GlobalSign document signing certificates and services scale to accommodate businesses of all sizes, from individuals to large enterprises. Per regulation, digital signing certificates must be stored on FIPS-compliant hardware, such as USB tokens or HSM. GlobalSign offers multiple options for this dependent on signature volume and document workflow, including a new cloud service that eliminates the need for customer-managed hardware altogether.
Certificates stored on USB tokens
Ideal for one-off signatures and lower volume signing needs, certificates are stored on portable USB tokens.
Cloud-based Digital Signing Service (no hardware needed)
Ideal for higher volume signature needs and integrating with existing document workflows, credentials are stored on cloud HSMs managed by GlobalSign.
Cloud-based Digital Signing Service
GlobalSign’s cloud-based Digital Signing Service makes digital signatures accessible to organizations through document workflow providers, creating a true end-to-end solution and lowering barriers such as cost, hardware requirements, maintenance, and internal expertise.
Bringing together all the cryptographic components necessary to offer the most feature rich and collaborative digital signature service, it is also the most secure — with no database of private keys to compromise and no documents are ever stored, even in hashed forms.
- Build trusted digital signatures into existing document workflow solutions
- Sign with individual or department-level identity
- Outsource cryptography and PKI to a trusted third party CA
- All crypto components included – signing certificate issuance, timestamping, etc.
- Meet regulatory compliance around e-signatures
- Easy integration via API or SDK and high throughput scale to meet signature demand
eIDAS Advanced & Qualified Electronic Signatures
With GlobalSign's solutions, you can create advanced or qualified (the highest level) electronic signatures and seals. Signatures are in the name of individuals; seals are in the name of organizations or other corporate bodies.Learn More
Everyone can benefit from replacing paper-based workflows with digital signatures. Below are just a few examples of the industries who have adopted trusted digital signatures to shorten project timelines, save on costs, and automate document workflows, while also meeting compliance around electronic signatures acceptance.
Architecture, Engineering, & Construction
Learn how CHA Consulting, Inc. uses digital signatures to reduce document delivery costs, shorten project timelines, and meet state regulations around e-signature use.
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- Meet compliance and industry regulations with trusted, PKI-based digital signatures
- Scalable deployment options support businesses of all sizes
- Ensure document integrity, authorship, and time and date of signing