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How does public key crytography improve security?

After relying on ink signatures for decades, highly regulated industries like real estate, financial services, healthcare, banking, and government have finally begun to adopt paperless workflows in the past several years. As these industries enter a phase of mainstream adoption, they must ensure that data and legal evidence is reliably captured, efficiently processed, and independently available for years, decades, or even generations. True digital signatures—such as those enabled by the SIGNiX platform—provide the highest levels of security, data privacy, and legal evidence capture available. But how exactly does a digital signature outperform simple, proprietary e-signature at the technological level?
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Simple e-signatures vs. true digital signatures: which is right for your business?

It’s useful to divide the entire spectrum of e-signatures into two camps: simple e-signatures with lightweight legal durability, and powerful digital signatures which provide security, data privacy, and superior legal evidence. Which of these is the most secure and reliable signature solution for your business? Read on to find out.
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6 Affordable Ways Companies Can Strengthen Their Cybersecurity Efforts

John Harris, chief technology officer of SIGNiX, recently wrote an article for BOSS Magazine about affordable ways companies can strengthen their cybersecurity efforts. In the article, John explains how important it is to train employees on cyber risk, and he says:
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7 Ways Small Businesses Can Protect Consumer Data

John Harris, chief technology officer at SIGNiX, recently wrote an article for Small Biz Daily about steps small businesses can take to protect consumer data. In the article, he said:
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Does Your Business Have an Internet Security Plan?

The internet has revolutionized the way we do business, allowing everything from online banking to employees working remotely. However, the internet has also brought new risks and threats. All businesses have sensitive information of some sort, such as customers' banking details and employees' personal information. Internet connection can endanger this confidential information. 
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Anthem Data Breach Highlights Healthcare Industry's Vulnerabilities

  It’s easy to become desensitized to the news of data breaches, but an incident last week should have healthcare companies on high alert. Hackers stole millions of American’s personal information in the breach, making it the largest healthcare data breach in history.
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Largest Ever Healthcare Data Breach Affects Up to 80 Million

  Up to 80 million customers had their account information stolen in the largest healthcare data breach in history. Anthem Inc., the second-largest health insurance company in the country, said hackers got access to their computer system and got information including names, medical IDs, birthdates, Social Security Numbers, street addresses, email addresses, employment information and income data.
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SIGNiX Digital Security Round-Up: Victories for online security

Welcome to SIGNiX's digital security round-up. We've got good news in the world of online security this week! A large hacking group was dismantled in Europe, and the State of the Union live stream went on without interruptions despite threats from a hacktivist group.  
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SIGNiX digital security round-up: February 4-8

This week we’ve seen major breaches in security for federal agencies. The Federal Reserve admitted to being hacked on Super Bowl Sunday, and information came to light that cybercriminals attacked the Department of Energy’s database a couple of weeks ago.  
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SIGNiX's digital security round-up: January 28-February 1

Welcome to SIGNiX’s digital security update. Two media giants are in the news this week for digital security concerns. The New York Times is facing hackers, and Apple is dealing with a loss in consumer trust in their privacy policies.
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