Digital signatures and electronic records

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  • Umsetzungsgrad: In Entwicklung seit01.10.2007

    This paper gives an overview of the archival issues that relate to digitally

    signed documents. First, by way of introduction, the advanced digital signature is presented

    briefly. In the second part, a number of problems are discussed that present themselves

    when a digital signature is used as a proof of authenticity and integrity for digital documents

    in general. In particular, it is also being investigated whether it makes any sense for

    the archivist to digitally sign all electronic records under his or her management. Problems

    relating to the (medium) long-term archiving of digitally signed documents are dealt with

    in the third part. After an overview of the sticking points for long-term validation

    (‘‘Archival issues’’) a number of possible solutions are discussed (‘‘Solutions for long-term