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GlobalSign’s Powerful Signing Solutions (Part 1): Adobe Approved Trust List (AATL)

GlobalSign’s Powerful Signing Solutions (Part 1): Adobe Approved Trust List (AATL)

Why do you need digital signing solutions anyway? For starters, digital signing solutions offer the most advanced and scalable deployment options and integrations. They also save time and money compared to wet ink signatures. As technology advances, so do methods of deploying documents. In this digital age, opting for digital signatures is the way to an easier and more secure method of sending and receiving documents. Digital signing solutions also meet industry and regulatory requirements for safe and secure deployment of documents.

GlobalSign offers a variety of signing solutions for businesses and enterprises. In this 3-part series, we will discuss GlobalSign’s 3 powerful signing solutions and how they can improve your company’s overall productivity. We will go through their respective features and show you how easy it is to implement within your current workflow, so you can get results faster. All three meet the fundamental requirements of a secure document signing process and electronic document workflow.

In this article, we will talk about a PDF signing solution that can replace paper-based workflows with document signing certificates for Adobe AATL.

As a member of Adobe’s Approved Trust List, signatures applied with our certificates are automatically trusted in Adobe products.

Our AATL certificates allow authors to create PDF and Office files, which automatically certifies to the recipient that a trusted organization has verified the author’s identity.

AATL has three deployment options, namely: token-based, on-premise HSM, and Cloud-based.

Token-based deployment is ideal for individuals and organizations who need to digitally sign a moderate amount of PDF documents (<5,000/year) or do not use an automated PDF generation solution.

On-premise HSM is ideal for organizations using automated PDF generation software, such as Adobe LiveCycle, Ascertia DSS, Eldos Secure Black Box, or iText Java/CSharp to generate and manage large volumes of documents should they have the desire and internal resources and support to operate and manage an HSM.

Lastly, the Cloud-based Digital Signing Service is ideal for higher volume signature needs. Without the limitation of having to keep your token with you, or staying connected to your office network, with cloud-based Digital Signing Service, you can digitally sign documents wherever you are, and whenever you need to.

GlobalSign’s AATL certificates also allow you to add certifying signatures to PDFs. This ensures that you are the author of the document, have finalized its contents, and have secured it against tampering after it has been distributed. Certified documents display a blue ribbon across the top of the document containing the signer’s name and the certificate issuer that gives a clear visual indication that the document is authentic and has not been modified by anyone else than the original signer.

Signatures can be customized to include an image and various signature details to provide an extra layer of authenticity such as signing location, date, and reason for signing.

Ready to jumpstart your productivity with our document signing process? Request for a demo today! Click here for more information about AATL, DSS, and GMO Sign. For more information about our company and the products we offer, you may visit our website, or check out our product list for enterprises and Internet of Things (IoT). For more blog updates, click here.

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