digital signature

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digital signature

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A digital file attached to an email or other electronic document that uses encryption and decryption algorithms to verify the document's origin and contents.

digital signature

n
(Computer Science) computing electronic proof of a person's identity involving the use of encryption; used to authenticate documents
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Prior information notice Centralized emission and management services of electronic certificates for the identification and cryptographic signature in the municipality of madrid and its autonomous agencies (2 lots).
ISARA Catalyst enables quantum-safe authentication today by allowing for multiple cryptographic signature algorithms to be utilized in a single digital certificate reducing redundancy and offering the agility to switch seamlessly from classical encryption to quantum-safe encryption as needs demand, without affecting compatibility with legacy systems or adherence to global standards.
ISARA Catalyst enables quantum-safe authentication today by allowing for multiple cryptographic signature algorithms to be utilized in a single digital certificate -- reducing redundancy and offering the agility to switch seamlessly from classical encryption to quantum-safe encryption as needs demand, without affecting compatibility with legacy systems or adherence to global standards.
Every miniature digital ledger created is encrypted and mathematically unbreakable--time-stamped and created with a cryptographic signature key that cannot be counterfeited.
"It has been observed that a critical vulnerability exists in Android which could allow attackers to inject malicious code into legitimate applications which makes it possible to change an application's code without affecting the cryptographic signature of the application, essentially allowing a malicious author to trick the Android device into believing that the crafted application is unchanged."

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