International Journal of Research in Electronics and Computer Engineering (IJRECE)
Digital signature is basically used in banking, stock trading, and the sale and purchase. As merchandise are using electronic transactions to minimize operational costs and provide enhanced services. This has led to phenomenal increases in the amounts of electronic documents that are generated, processed, and stored in computers and transmitted over networks. This electronic information handled in these applications is valuable and sensitive and must be protected against tampering by malicious third parties. Digital signatures, which are nothing but a string of ones and zeroes generated by using a digital signature algorithm, serve the purpose of validation and authentication of electronic documents.