All Trains Cancelled: How an e-Signature Failure Derailed a €3bn Swiss-Austrian Transport Deal

All Trains Cancelled: How an e-Signature Failure Derailed a €3bn Swiss-Austrian Transport Deal

Last week order for 186 double-decker trains was nullified due to a legal formality surrounding the Qualified Electronic Signature used to ink the deal. Guillaume Forget, Managing Director and e-signature specialist of Cryptomathic GmbH, unpacks what went wrong and highlights what businesses everywhere can learn from the debacle.

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Cryptomathic Signer’s QSCD is Certified Based on the Common Criteria Recognition Arrangement

Cryptomathic Signer’s QSCD is Certified Based on the Common Criteria Recognition Arrangement

Cryptomathic’s Signer is the only qualified (electronic) signature creation device (QSCD) that is certified under the SO-GIS agreement using the Common Criteria Recognition Arrangement (CCRA). Its security target conforms to the certified protection profile EN 419 241-2.

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Understanding the Certificate Authority in the Context of eIDAS

Understanding the Certificate Authority in the Context of eIDAS

In this article, we will discuss the Certificate Authority (CA) in the context of eIDAS and what is required of this entity in ensuring the integrity of qualified electronic signatures.

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Digital signature deployment models for banking - Operating as an eIDAS Compliant Registration Authority Reduces Costs and Preserves Customer Ownership

Digital signature deployment models for banking - Operating as an eIDAS Compliant Registration Authority Reduces Costs and Preserves Customer Ownership

The eIDAS regulation provides both the technical and legal framework for electronic identification and digital signatures that the banking sector needs to fully digitalize its processes and go paperless.

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Three Deployment Versions & Business Models of eIDAS-compliant Remote Signing for Financial Institutions

Three Deployment Versions & Business Models of eIDAS-compliant Remote Signing for Financial Institutions

This article looks at 3 alternative deployment options for remote signing, catering for 3 different business models. The choice of the option will depend on the financial institution’s specific situation and strategic goals. This article gives guidance.

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eIDAS-Qualified Remote Signing: Exploring EN 419 241-2 Certified Qualified Signature Creation Devices 

eIDAS-Qualified Remote Signing: Exploring EN 419 241-2 Certified Qualified Signature Creation Devices 

EU Regulation No 910/2014 (eIDAS) addresses the creation of remote electronic signatures using electronic signature creation data that is managed remotely by a third-party trust service provider (TSP) working on behalf of the signee.

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Benefits of eIDAS Qualified Signature Creation Devices and Why Cryptomathic Signer has the Strongest Security Credentials

Benefits of eIDAS Qualified Signature Creation Devices and Why Cryptomathic Signer has the Strongest Security Credentials

The intent of eIDAS is to create a portfolio of technical and legal standards that enhance the security, legal validity and acceptance of electronic transactions that are used to conduct business online or to conduct official business across EU member state borders.

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Cryptomathic Launches Mobile Solution for Digital Onboarding at the Branch - Supported by QES

Cryptomathic Launches Mobile Solution for Digital Onboarding at the Branch - Supported by QES

New digital portal streamlines banking client onboarding while addressing AML, eIDAS and PSD2 requirements.

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eIDAS - Remote Electronic Signatures for Banks - Harnessing the Savings Potential (part 1)

eIDAS - Remote Electronic Signatures for Banks - Harnessing the Savings Potential (part 1)

User experience is always front and centre when it comes to attracting retail consumers. But what about corporate and institutional banking? Surely large corporations with dedicated finance departments have things other than just user experience on their minds. Are remote signing solutions worth it for them?

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