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Use Identity-based certificates for digital signing, digital sealing and to secure your email

Our IdenTrust Global Common (IGC) products are compliant with the Federal Bridge and certified for use with various federal, state and local government agencies.  Use IGC certificates for multiple activities such as document signing, digital signing and sealing, email security and access to various online government websites and applications.

Document Signing

Digital SigningUse digital signing to replace wet ink signatures and create non-repudiable, legally binding documents.  Digital signing allows agencies to streamline signing and approval processes, eliminate paper and establish an audit trail.  This audit trail adds to the integrity of the digital signing process by providing documentary evidence of the sequence of signing activities that took place.

Digital Sealing

Digital SealingA digital signature can also be configured to incorporate an official digital seal to replace the traditional stamped or embossed seal that also requires a wet ink signature. This functionality allows digital signing and sealing to be used by state and local agencies, as well as by the engineers, architects, surveyors and others who interact with an agency.  If you have a need to process signed and sealed plans and other documents, your agency can benefit from implementing digital signing and sealing.

Email Security

Email SecurityDigital certificates can also be used to sign email communications, reassuring the recipient that the sender is actually you.  Digital signing of emails and documents is the best way to ensure that digital media remains intact, protecting the overall integrity of the communication or document.

Government Approved

Government CompliantThe Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (ESIGN) enacted June 30, 2000 is a U.S. federal law that facilitates the use of electronic records and electronic signatures in interstate and foreign commerce by insuring the validity and legal effect of contracts entered into electronically.  Former President Bill Clinton used an IdenTrust digital certificate to approve the ESIGN ACT.

Use IGC digital certificates to streamline processes and improve auditability

Overview of Digital Signing and Sealing

Overview of Digital Signing and Sealing

Gain an understanding of digital signing and sealing

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Electronic Signing vs. Digital Signing

Electronic Signing vs. Digital Signing

Important distinctions between electronic and digital signatures

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Use Case for Deploying Digital Seals

Use Case for Deploying Digital Seals

Digital seals can be used in conjunction with digital signatures

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IGC Certificates for Signing and Sealing

IGC Certificates for Signing and Sealing

Learn about the types of IGC certificates used for digital signing

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Use digital signing for external or internal document submission

Sig and Seal

With IGC certificate your agency can support electronic processing for these use cases and more:

External

  • Accept digitally signing and sealed plans submitted by engineers or architects
  • Accept digitally signing requests for permits and licensing

Internal

  • Streamline processes by replacing traditional wet signatures with digital signatures
  • Enhance auditability by incorporating digital signatures and electronic seals into workflow processing
  • Utilize signing and encryption to secure emailed communications

Certificate Management Center

Use our Certificate Management Center (CMC) to manage and renew your current IdenTrust certificate!