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

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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E-Signature vs. Electronic Signature vs. Digital Signature

If you’ve spent any time researching e-signature technology, you’ve probably heard about a lot of different types of e-signatures. The term “electronic signature” (often shortened to “e-signature”) is a blanket term that describes any technology that lets you sign a document online, but there are many sub-categories. 
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How to Get Rid of E-Signature Fraud Once and For All

There’s no doubt that technology has made our lives easier. Remember when you had to pull out your checkbook every time you went to the grocery store? How about having to find a pay phone to make a call when you were traveling?
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Pros and Cons of Knowledge-Based Authentication for E-Signatures

When it comes to any signature, being able to prove a signer's identity is crucial. With handwritten signatures, this process is established and pretty straight-forward. A handwriting expert compares the signature to a signature that's already trusted, and if they match up, the signature is considered valid. 
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Real Estate Agents: This Simple Tool Could Protect You from a Lawsuit

It’s every real estate agent’s worst nightmare. The paperwork is signed. The deal is finished. You get your commission. And then something goes wrong. You get a call from your jurisdiction’s real estate authority. You, or one of your customers, is under investigation for fraud. Or maybe the call comes from a client saying that they never signed the document.
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SIGNiX Developer Talks About Company’s 15-Year History [Interview]

This year marks the 15th year since SIGNiX’s technology was invented, and to celebrate we’re taking a look back at our company’s history. And who better to talk to than someone who’s been with us from the very beginning? That’s why I decided to ask our Senior Software Architect Robert Oswalt to tell me about the changes he’s seen over the years.
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The Anatomy of An Audit Trail: A Guide to Digital Signature Evidence

Some people are reluctant to use digital signature technology because they’re afraid that signatures created online aren’t legal. The truth is that digital signatures are just as legally binding as handwritten signatures. But that doesn’t mean that all e-signature products are on an equal footing if a signature is challenged in court.
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The Easy Way to Detect Tampering in Digitally Signed Documents

A digital signature is only as good as the security that protects it. After all, what good is a contract if someone can easily change the terms after it’s been signed?
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Boost Document Security with Digital Signatures

If your office is like most offices, business documents and messages are probably passed through many different departments. These documents usually approval from a senior executive or manager (sometimes both).
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What to Expect if Your Digital Signature is Challenged in Court

The widespread use of the Internet has made life easier for businesses and the people who run them in more ways that I can count. But those benefits don't come without some risks too. These days, it's hard to go a week without hearing about another case of cyber crime or Internet fraud. 
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