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E-Signatures Attract a New Generation of Business

Posted by Emily Maxie on Tue, May 26, 2015

Born during the brink of tech revolution in the 1980s and 1990s, Millennials are becoming the new influencers in the workplace and marketplace. The world is becoming theirs to own, and however they shape the future, it’s likely their digital instincts will play a role. Consider these facts from the Millennial Generation Research Review:

  • 80 percent of Millennials sleep with their cell phones next to their beds
  • Millennials are 2.5 times more likely to be early adopters of technology than are older generations
  • 60 percent of Millennials produce and upload online content

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Tags: benefits

[Infographic] What is KBA? Knowledge Based Authentication Explained

Posted by Emily Maxie on Mon, May 18, 2015

At SIGNiX, we talk a lot about identity which is process of identifying people online. It's a big deal in the e-signature world. After all, if you don't know who is signing a document, what use is a signature? We get a lot of questions about the most secure type of identity authentication we offer — knowledge based authentication (KBA) — so I thought I'd take a minute to explain KBA. 

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Tags: authentication

Keeping the Soul in Electronic Signatures

Posted by Timothy Reiniger on Mon, May 11, 2015

The rise of the digital network-based information economy and machine-mediated electronic signatures has left many consumers with the experience of identity deficit, or absence of the personal. This is reflected in a recent study – “Paperless and Soulless: E-signatures Diminish the Signer’s Presence and Decrease Acceptance” – reported by Professor Eileen Chou of the University of Virginia.

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Tags: legality

Identity Authentication: A Tool to Stay Out of the Headlines

Posted by Emily Maxie on Mon, May 04, 2015

In the wake of establishing a start-up business or revitalizing a long-established company, the rush to “just get it done” can be detrimental. For example, adopting the wrong technology can negatively affect the security and legal standing of your company’s contracts, potentially for decades – especially when it comes to identity authentication.

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Tags: authentication

Independent vs. Dependent E-Signature Technology—What You Need to Know

Posted by Emily Maxie on Mon, Apr 20, 2015

In our digital society, many of us rely on the Internet for record keeping. Think about the last time you used a credit card to fill your car with gas. Chances are you didn't take the paper receipt—or you threw it away because you didn't want to add more paper clutter to your life (or your car). Most of us don’t mind forgoing this physical proof-of-purchase because we know that evidence of our purchase will be in our electronic bank statement.

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Tags: evidence

70% of the World's Documents Need This Type of E-Signature

Posted by John Harris on Mon, Apr 13, 2015

Most transactions now happen outside the United States, beyond the jurisdiction of our laws. According to the International Trade Administration, more than 70 percent of the globe’s purchasing power is located outside of the U.S.

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Tags: compliance

Are E-Signatures Right for Your Business?

Posted by Emily Maxie on Mon, Mar 30, 2015

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Tags: adopting e-signatures, adopting digital signatures

SIGNiX Update Gives 10 More Reasons to Embrace Electronic Signatures

Posted by Laura Stephenson on Mon, Mar 16, 2015

At SIGNiX, we offer our customers security, affordability and convenience through our electronic signature services. And when our customers speak, we listen! In order to improve the overall signing experience and to make it more intuitive, personalized and pleasant we have implemented ten new enhancements:

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Tags: benefits

[VIDEO] How to Declare Independence from E-Signature Risk

Posted by Emily Maxie on Mon, Mar 09, 2015

 Think all e-signatures are the same? Think again! Electronic signatures may be easy to use, but most solutions don’t include the long-term legal evidence you need, leaving you at risk. John Harris, our SVP of product management, addressed this issue last week at BAI Payments Connect. Here's what he had to say:

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Tags: compliance

An App Made in Heaven: The Secret to Great UI and Better Security

Posted by Emily Maxie on Wed, Feb 25, 2015

In the intricate, highly sophisticated world of application development, there’s obviously a lot of attention paid to a number of moving parts. From aesthetic design to mobile responsiveness to functionality, there’s not much you can ignore.

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Tags: security

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