Electronic Signature


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An Electronic Signature is any mark in electronic form associated with an electronic document, applied with the intent to sign the document. Different from digital signature, an electronic signature for example, is a signature at the bottom of an email, scanned image of a persons hand written signature, or a signature on a tablet.

Related Term: Authenticity, Digital Signature, Integrity, Non-Repudiation

Source: CNSSI 4009

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