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Understanding the Role of Hardware Security Modules in Digital Signing

The European Union eIDAS (electronic Identification, Authentication and trust Services) was enacted on 23 July 2014 and put into effect on 1 July 2016. eIDAS mandates stringent guidelines for security protections with digital signatures, electronic transactions, involved bodies, and their embedded practices.
Digital Transformation: Scaling Security Processes based on a Converged Crypto Platform
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Digital Transformation: Scaling Security Processes based on a Converged Crypto Platform - Utimaco

Digital transformation is on the rise and so is the need for HSMs. This requires a cloud-agnostic HSM solution that is able to seamlessly bridge the gap between on-premise and cloud deployments.
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eIDAS: The Advantages of QES as compared to AES

Know the main requirements that must be met to be complient for Advanced and Qualified Electronic Signatures with eIDAS electronic transactions in the European internal market.
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How high-trust industries are benefiting from e-signatures

Using an e-signature solution with a Hardware Security Module (HSM) ensures that cryptographic keys and digital identities are secured centrally .
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A new era for e-signatures – how eIDAS is shaping the future of high-trust signing

E-signatures provide a fast, secure, efficient and cost-effective alternative to paper signing and the eIDAS regulation ensures legal certainty across the EU with its requirements for Basic, Advanced and Qualified e-signatures.
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Qualified Signature Creation Devices (QSCD) under eIDAS – The example of the Bank-Verlag Signature Activation Module (SAM)

This article looks into how CC-certified and eIDAS-compliant Utimaco HSM integrates with the Bank-Verlag Signature Activation Module (SAM) and helps Bank-Verlag become a TSP.
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Local vs. remote signing and sealing according to eIDAS

One of the eIDAS objectives is the creation of a European market for electronic trust services with the same legal status and validity as paper-based processes – consistently applied across all member states.