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The advantages of digital signatures

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What's your take on the use of digital signatures? What other benefits do you think they offer? When do you think digital signatures will see more widespread adoption? Share your comments about the use of digital signatures, as discussed in the Jan. 6 Healthcare IT e-newsletter.

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More advantages of digital signatures

by udn In reply to The advantages of digital ...

Digital signatures result in much higher efficiency and enables world wide co-operation without having to wait for the s-mail.
It doesn't matter if one person to sign is sitting in the states and the other one in e.g. Europe - you will be able to get a signature within minutes.
Ulf Damgaard Nielsen
Engineer - B.Sc. (Eng.)
Laboratory Technology

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Digital Signature disadvantage

by KevinThacker In reply to The advantages of digital ...

It's a nice concept, but what if someone installs a keyboard logger on your machine? - there goes your private key - then that person could sign any document with your key.

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