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DEFINITION: A digital signature (not to be confused with a digital certificate) is an electronic signature that can be used to authenticate the identity of the sender of a message or the signer of a document, and possibly to ensure that the original content of the message or document that has been sent is unchanged. Digital signatures are easily transportable, cannot be imitated by someone else, and can be automatically  … 
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Spanish Engineering Organization Bridges Cost Savings with Business Efficiency Using HID Global’s Smart Card Solutions
sponsored by HID
CASE STUDY: This case study explains how a Spanish engineering organization used a smart card solution to overcome the obstacles of access control.
Posted: 05 Aug 2014 | Published: 25 Mar 2013

HID

Case Study: Hospital I.T. Infrastructure
sponsored by CDW Healthcare
CASE STUDY: Building a brand new, state-of-the-art medical campus from the ground up requires an I.T. infrastructure capable of supporting newer, more advanced healthcare applications and the massive volumes of digital data generated by these systems. Read this white paper to learn how CDW Healthcare helped a Michigan medical campus to accomplish their goals.
Posted: 28 Jul 2010 | Published: 28 Jul 2010

CDW Healthcare

Video-Ready - Campus Network
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Why should your network be "Video-Ready"? Video applications have enabled enterprises to significantly increase worker productivity, improve collaboration, reduce costs, and streamline and optimize business operations. This paper dicusses the factors that will accelerate adoption of video solutions over the next few years.
Posted: 22 May 2009 | Published: 01 May 2008

Cisco Systems, Inc.
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DIGITAL SIGNATURES DEFINITION (continued): …  time-stamped. The ability to ensure that the original signed message arrived means that the sender cannot easily repudiate it later. A digital signature can be used with any kind of message, whether it is encrypted or not, simply so that the receiver can be sure of the sender's identity and that the message arrived intact. A digital certificate contains the digital signature of the certificate-issuing authority so that anyone can verify that the certificate is real.How It WorksAssume you were going to send the draft of a contract to your lawyer in another town. You want to give your lawyer … 
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