Trust Service Providers according to eIDAS

 Under Regulation (EU) No 910/2014 (eIDAS), a Trust Service Provider (TSP) is defined as “a natural or a legal person who provides one or more trust services either as a qualified or as a non-qualified trust service provider."

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eIDAS: Driving Business Through Transparency

eIDAS has brought a breath of fresh air to a darker aspect of the technological sector; it’s taken a subject that is sometimes surrounded by a cloud of mystery and confusion (that of security and encryption) and infused it with transparency.

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eIDAS: How Greater Interoperability Enables Business Cooperation

eIDAS will not only usher in a new era of innovation and transparency in how organizations do business, but this regulation is also paving the way for new levels of interoperability amidst agencies, companies, and their partners and clients.

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The eIDAS regulation is coming. How can banks benefit from it?

As of 1st July 2016, the first phase of the EU’s new regulation on electronic identification (eIDAS) will become enforceable. But amid all the confusion about its implications among both EU banking executives and their security experts, Guillaume Forget, Director of Product Management at Cryptomathic explores why banks still have a lot to be excited about.

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ASiC - Associated Signature Containers for eIDAS

When an electronic signature is created, it must be associated to the data that it is being used to secure. This is accomplished by creating a data set that will combine the signature with the signed data or by storing the detached signature in a separate resource and then using an external means to associate it back to the data.

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Qualified Electronic Signatures for eIDAS

In the world of business, every minute counts. When it comes to closing deals, it is imperative to minimize any delays or barriers to keep business moving at a fast pace. Delays often occur when one party involved in a business or government transaction must wait to receive signed documents from the other party.

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Advanced Electronic Signatures for eIDAS

This article describes what advanced electronic signatures are, and what their significance, under the eIDAS regulation, holds for EU member states.

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Infographic: The state of Application Security of mobile finance and payments apps


Cryptomathic's partner and mobile security expert, ARXAN, have published the 5th annual State of Application Security Report, which takes an in-depth look into the security of some of the most popular mobile finance applications available today. The report finds a huge discrepancy between consumer confidence regarding the level of security built into these apps, and the degree to which developers of these apps actually address known application vulnerabilities. For example, 86% of the surveyed app users feel their applications are adequately secure. Yet, more than 90% of the tested applications unveiled multiple vulnerabilities. Below is an infographic that highlights some of the key findings in the report.

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Understanding ZertES - the Swiss Federal Law on Electronic Signatures

 On December 19, 2003, ZertES, the Swiss Federal law regarding the use of certification services with electronic signatures was approved into law.

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